Ebenezer Baptist Church - GHM 061-3 - Gilmer Co., GA
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N 34° 36.851 W 084° 21.709
16S E 741893 N 3833423
Quick Description: Ebenezer Baptist Church state historic marker located at the church on GA 52 ten miles east of Ellijay.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2008 3:52:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM4AN4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

Ebenezer Baptist Church

This church was established August 24, 1839 by 7 people (Samuel B. West, his wife, Nancy; Jacob Bearden, his wife, Winey; Wm. Kimzey, his wife Rebecca; John Petit), while some Indians remined in this area. First officers were: Able Miles, pastor; J.D. Chastain, clerk; Robert Kincaid, treasurer; Samuel B. West, deacon. Attendance was stressed. At each service the clerk called the roll and any absence was checked carefully for cause. Among early pastors were Able Miles, Samuel B. West, William Kimzey, J.D. chastain, James Adams, Jacob Cantrell, D. Blythe, and R. Jordan.

GHM 061-3 Georgia Historical Commission 1957

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 061-3

Date: 1957

Sponsor: Not listed

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