California Historical Landmarks in Amador County

California Historical Landmark 506
Centenary Church
AKA Methodist Episcopal Church
150 West Marlette Street
Built 1866

California Historical Landmark #506: Centenary Church
  California Historical Landmark #506: Centenary Church
11 October 2006
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Methodist Episcopal Church

The cornerstone was laid in 1862. Constructed of locally fired brick, the church was completed in 1866. Dedicated as "Ione City Centenary Church" and later popularly known as the "Cathedral of the Mother Lode." The church was the first to serve the religious needs of the people in the area.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 506

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Amador County Historical Society and the Ione Community United Methodist Church, June 7, 1970.

The Methodist Episcopal Church is also National Register Listing #77000287.

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