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Holly Grove Methodist Church & Cemetery

Project Vernon Parish | National Register Properties | Cemeteries

Holly Grove Methodist Church and cemetery are located in Anacoco, Louisiana.  The historic Holly Grove Methodist Church was founded in 1835 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.  There is a marker on the historic church that says that it is a also a Methodist Historic Site.  Services are no longer held in the historic church but take place across the street at the current Holly Grove United Methodist Church.

A nearby historic marker reads:

First church services 1826
Served by Circuit Riders
Founded in 1835 as
Methodist Protestant Church
Never without a pastor or
church superintendent
Still on original location.

Anacoco, Louisiana

Project Vernon Parish | Municipalities

The Village of Anacoco is located in central Vernon Parish and was likely named after the nearby Bayou Anacoco.  Acacoco is a rural village with just under 900 residents, according to the 2000 census.