The historic marker reads: Longstreet Methodist Church was organized around 1812 and the original building is still in use. Land for the church was given by Charles Walker, one of the five sons of George Walker, Revolutionary soldier and early settler. The sons built on a three and a half mile stretch of the “Federal Stage and Post Road” that became known as “Longstreet.” Two acres of land were given by Mr. Walker, one for a church and one for a school. The school was abandoned and its land reverted to the church. There is an old cemetery in the rear of the church.
Like nearby Evergreen Baptist, this church deserves listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The construction date is contemporary with the founding of the congregation.
There is a small cemetery behind the church, but few grave markers remain.
The larger marker on the left was placed by Jane Ann Walker in memory of her father, Curwell, Jordan. I believe the smaller headstone is the final resting place of Mrs. Walker, but it’s nearly unreadable.