Location Information
(for the Galloway Memorial [United] Methodist Church)
Name:Galloway Memorial [United] Methodist Church
Address:305 Congress Street, North
City/County:Jackson, Hinds County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1913-15
Architectural Styles(s):Neoclassical
Registration Information
NR District Name:Smith Park Architectural
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:15
Designed by R.H. Hunt & Company, Galloway Memorial Methodist Church is a handsome Neoclassical auditorium-plan church with an integral octastyle portico. It was built from 1913 to 1915 and was dedicated in 1917. It was named in memory of Bishop Charles Betts Galloway (1849-1909). The chapel wing was added in 1953. The church is listed as a contributing element (element #15) in the in the Smith Park Architectural District, which was placed on the National Register on 23 March 1976.

Historical information about this church is included in "The Story of Jackson" [vol. 1] (1953) (pp. 272-273) and "Galloway Memorial Methodist Church" (1956) (pp. 132-137). The building is included in "Shrines to Tomorrow" (1971), "Jackson Landmarks" (1982) (p.46), "Jackson (Images of America)" (1998) (p. 55), "Historic Churches of Mississippi" (2007) (p. 68), and "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (pp. 240-241, JM17).