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Double Branches Baptist Church - GHM 059-6B - Franklin Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 22.526 W 083° 08.674
17S E 302812 N 3805868
Quick Description: Double Branches Baptist Church state historic marker located on GA 327 at Double Branches Church Rd, NE of Jackson Bridge Rd.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/27/2009 10:16:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM5NXP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 4

Long Description:

Double Branches Baptist Church
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Constituted in 1801 this church had 19 charter members. First a member of 13 churches to form the Tugalo Association in 1818. Some members came many miles in wagons and buggies to attend its services. Among the early pastors were John Sandridge, Francis Calloway, John A. Davis, Samuel B. Sanders, John G. York, and W.F. Bowers. Davis and Bowers "departed the Association because of ladies wearing jewelry, and Free Masonry to form the Reformation Church" a short lived group of churches in this area. This building was erected in 1911.

GHM 059-6B GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1957

Double Branches Baptist Church
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 059-6B

Date: 1957

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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