Grand Junction’s first church became school, then was no more

The Methodist Episcopal Church South when it was being used by School District 1. Whitter school is the building attached to the back of the church. The Kress building is in the background. School District 51 photo.



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The Methodist Episcopal Church South when it was being used by School District 1. Whitter school is the building attached to the back of the church. The Kress building is in the background. School District 51 photo.

Just one year after the 1882 incorporation of the town of Grand Junction, the pioneer community got its first house of worship, the First Methodist Episcopal Church South. From the…




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