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Leesburg Methodist Episcopal Church
Leesburg, Cumberland County

A Methodist class was organized in Leesburg by1792, according to one source, or in 1806 according to another, or about 1809 according to a third. In 1812, the first Leesburg Methodist Church was built after meeting in private homes for years.
     The original building was erected in 1864, but I suspect the tower and the hexagonal “apse” were later additions. It was originally known as the “Hickman church.”




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