Sharon Baptist Church-GHM 036-5-Columbia Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 36.364 W 082° 23.793
17S E 370434 N 3719352
Quick Description: Ga 150 at Winfield
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/15/2009 6:26:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM6RYN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
Sharon Baptist Church was founded in 1799. The first pastor, Abraham Marshall, who served the church until his death in 1819, probably constituted the church. this building, the second on the site, was erected in 1869. Many names prominent in Georgia are found in Sharon Cemetery. Three men, one a Negro, have been ordained in this church. Ephraim White, Negro, owned by L.G. Steed, served the Mt. Carmel Negro Church across the road until his death. Ground for the Mt. Carmel Church was deeded by Sharon Church.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 036-5

Date: 1956

Sponsor: GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

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