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6-22 Sandusky’s First Congregation

Side A: The Methodist Episcopal Church pioneered organized religion in Perkins Township in 1811, then in Sandusky when the Rev. Alfred Brunson preached the city’s first sermon in January, 1818. In 1829 the Methodists built Sandusky’s first church, on West Square, and had later churches on the present sites of the Court House and Post Office. This building was begun in 1922, the sanctuary completed in 1958. The Perkins and Sandusky congregations united in 1930.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Trinity United Methodist Church and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 214 E. Jefferson Street, 
Location: 214 E. Jefferson Street, Trinity Methodist Church
Latitude: 41.4531849
Longitude: -82.7073508