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Stephens City United Methodist Church

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1914. 5291 Main St.

Until the late 1780s, when they constructed a log chapel on Main Street, Methodists had worshipped in private houses. The present building is their third church. A corner bell tower with a wood-shingled belfry and diminutive balconies is the striking feature of this brick cross-gabled church. The spacious interior has auditorium-type seating, a balcony at the rear, a flat-vaulted ceiling, and stained glass in the pointed-arched windows. A modern Sunday school and office addition extends along Main Street. The cemetery behind the church contains tombstones dating from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee

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