Old Asbury Methodist Church

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Old Asbury Methodist Church
Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church, Third & Walnut Streets, Wilmington (New Castle County, Delaware).jpg
Old Asbury Methodist Church
Old Asbury Methodist Church is located in Delaware
Old Asbury Methodist Church
Old Asbury Methodist Church is located in the US
Old Asbury Methodist Church
Location Walnut and 3rd Sts., Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates 39°44′18″N 75°32′56″W / 39.738425°N 75.548781°W / 39.738425; -75.548781Coordinates: 39°44′18″N 75°32′56″W / 39.738425°N 75.548781°W / 39.738425; -75.548781
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1789
Architectural style Italianate, Italianate vernacular
NRHP Reference # 76000578[1]
Added to NRHP November 07, 1976

Old Asbury Methodist Church is a historic Methodist church located at Walnut and 3rd Streets in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was the first Methodist church in Wilmington. The church is a two-story, three bay, "L"-shaped stuccoed stone structure in a vernacular Italianate style. The original section was built in 1789, and subsequently enlarged in 1820, 1825, 1838, and 1845. The chapel wing to the north was added in 1875.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Susanne N. Fox (May 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Asbury Methodist Church" (PDF).  and Accompanying six photos

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