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Franklin Baptist Church - GHM 074-3 - Heard Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 16.805 W 085° 05.864
16S E 677151 N 3683951
Quick Description: Franklin Baptist Church state historic marker located at the church at Park Ave and Main St, Franklin, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2008 4:06:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM50QR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 8

Long Description:

Franklin Baptist Church


The Franklin Baptist Church was organized December 2, 1842 with 37 members. The founders included Elder Mitchell Bennett, Jesse Moon, James Davis and James Spurlin. Elder Robert Fleming served as pastor during the first year. The first church building was located in a grove east of Newnan Street near the home sites of R. M. Miller and J. W. Lane. About 1885 the church building was moved and re-erected on Main Street. In 1908-1909 the old building was replaced, on the same site, by the present one. The brick annex was constructed in 1950.

GHM 074-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956

Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: GHM 074-3

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Not listed

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