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Smallest Church in America

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Townsend, Georgia

Called the "Smallest Church in America" on its ample signage, the Memory Park Christ Chapel began life in 1950. The all-hours traveler chapel is 10 ft. x 15 ft., with pews for twelve people, and a compact pulpit for a minister.

Grocer Agnes Harper built the church, and wrote its deed in the name of Jesus Christ. It is open to all denominations.

On Nov 28, 2015, the church was gutted by an arson fire. It was rebuilt and reopened on April 8, 2017.

Also see: Tiny Churches: Get Out Your Magnifying Glasses

Smallest Church in America

Smallest Church in America

Address:
Coastal Hwy 17, Townsend, GA
Directions:
I-95 exit 67, about one mile south on US Hwy 17. Look for a sign on the left (east) side, "Smallest Church in America," white with blue letters, half hidden with trees. (Previously listed as in South Newport)
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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