#0767 Methodist Episcopal Church


#0767 Methodist Episcopal Church

Site information:

1031 Thompson Way near Cedar Ravine St, Placerville


Plaque information:

No plaque, but there is a wooden sign.

Sign text:

Methodist Episcopal Church

Erected in 1851, Oldest church building in El Dorado County. It originally stood on the corner of Cedar Ravine and Main Street. The Ponderosa Pine beams are hand hewn. First church bell was purchased from the sailing ship "Staffordshire." Restored by public contribution.

Dedicated July 30, 1961. Rededicated October 13, 1996. Plaque presented by El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce.

Registered 11/3/1961