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Title, side A
First Religious Service
Text, side A
Oldest Religious Congregation in north-central Ohio. First Methodist Sermon preached at the "spring" in 1809 by Rev. James Copus. Services then conducted in blockhouse, 1811; in first court house, 1813; at church home of Dr. William B. James, 1814; first church building located N.W. corner Park Avenue East and Adams, 1820; present site in 1870. All land donated by General James Hedges, a distinguished member.
Address
12 N. Diamond Street
Mansfield, OH 44902
Location
First United Methodist Church, 12 North Diamond Street
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.758768, Longitude: -82.514070.
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