Tag: Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church

  • Maurice Street

    Maurice Street, formerly known as Ann Street, stretches southward from 742 Mount Vernon Street, crossing Chestnut Street and Sycamore Street, until it reaches 737 Kaighn Avenue. Interestingly, for much of the past century, the primary address on Maurice Street has been 1130, which in 1947 housed the Wesley A.M.E. Church Annex. A peculiar aspect of…

  • History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church

    History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church

    From The Centennial History of Camden Methodism, 1909 1809 was truly the “annus mirabilis.” That year chronicles the advent of the immortal Alfred Tennyson, the never-to-be-forgotten Oliver Wendell Holmes, the Grand Old Man, William Ewart Gladstone, and the best type of American manhood that ever lived — Abraham Lincoln. These facts alone would have made…