Burns United Methodist Church

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Burns United Methodist Church
Burns United Methodist Church Des Moines IA.jpg
Burns United Methodist Church is located in Iowa
Burns United Methodist Church
Burns United Methodist Church is located in the US
Burns United Methodist Church
Location 811 Crocker St., Des Moines, Iowa
Coordinates 41°35′37″N 93°37′41″W / 41.59361°N 93.62806°W / 41.59361; -93.62806Coordinates: 41°35′37″N 93°37′41″W / 41.59361°N 93.62806°W / 41.59361; -93.62806
Built 1912
Architect Wetherell & Gage
NRHP Reference # 77000546[1]
Added to NRHP June 15, 1977

Burns United Methodist Church is located in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

History[edit]

The congregation was established in 1866 as the Black Methodist Episcopal Church. It was eventually named for Francis Burns, the first black bishop of Methodist Episcopal Church. [2]

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See also[edit]

Other United Methodist Churches in Des Moines on the National Register of Historic Places:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Jessop, Marlene. "Iowa’s Black Churches". blackiowa.org. Retrieved 2010-12-02.