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Poplar Springs Methodist Camp Ground-GHM 059-5-Franklin Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 20.190 W 083° 09.065
17S E 302121 N 3801563
Quick Description: On GA 327 about 2.5 miles south of Jackson Bridge Road
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2009 5:04:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM7JHP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
Camp meetings have been held here each year from 1832,except four years during the War Between the states. The 50-acre plot, "extending one-half mile in every direction from the preacher´s stand" was purchased by from Daniel and Jacob Groover for $25 by William Hammons, John F. Wilson, George Shell, John B. Wade, Dennis Phillips, Thomas King and Rev. Nelson Osborne, Trustees. The first meeting, August 1832, was held under a brush arbor with 30 tents on the ground. Women were seated on one side of the arbor: men on the other John W. Osborne, appointed usher served at every meeting until his death in 1914.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 059-5

Date: 1957

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Commission

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