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Hebron Presbyterian Church-2 miles - GHM 059-6 - Franklin Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 34° 18.496 W 083° 22.319
17S E 281724 N 3798884
Quick Description: Close to I-85 on GA 59.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/2/2013 5:05:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMG9MD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 3

Long Description:
Hebron Presbyterian Church was organized in 1796 by Rev. John Newton, a native of Pennsylvania. Rev. Thomas Newton, a younger brother was the first pastor. First elders were John McEntire and Samuel Mackie, natives of Ireland, and Thomas Mayes and William Fleming, from Pennsylvania. Churches organized out of Hebron were: Carnell(Homer), Mount Hermon(Ila), Harmony, Hartwell, Carnesville, Mayesville, Commerce, Cornelia and Hopewell. Nine ministers have gone out from this Church. The work of the Church is carried on by the descendants of its founders. The present building was erected in 1884.
Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: 059-6

Date: 1957

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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