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Accession# 1999.FIC
Collection Churches
Date of photo 1858
Description A photograph of the Hudson Methodist Episcopal Church built in 1858 on Franklin and McLean Streets.

The founding date according to the Official Journal-Yearbook of the Central Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church is 1831. Church meetings were held in homes and the schoolhouse from 1829 to 1845 when the first church building was built near the Haven's (West) Cemetery. The present church building was built in 1858 on the corner of Franklin and McLean Streets.

See: The Hudson Colony by Ruth Bitting Hamm; Images of America Hudson by Judith A. Lampert and Sue Keeran; Churches of Hudson binder located in the Hudson History Room.

Year Range from 1831
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Object ID 1999.FIC.53
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Tarkington, H.
Walker, Jesse
Place Hudson, IL
Subjects Hudson Methodist Church
Title The Hudson Methodist Episcopal Church
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ When using this image, the credit information should be in the following format: Image courtesy of the Hudson Area Public Library, Hudson History Room.

For more information: contact the Hudson Area Public Library at 309-726-1103 or History Room and Library Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-8; Friday 10-6; Saturday 10-2
Last modified on: June 05, 2015