Sunshine Church II

Sunshine Church II (HM5MW)

Location: Hillsboro, GA 31038 Jones County
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N 33° 5.416', W 83° 36.808'

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Sunshine Church II, built in 1880 and dedicated in 1883 by Rev. Sam Jones, replaced old Sunshine Church, two miles south of here, which General Sherman's troops burned in 1864. A wounded northern prisoner, B.F. Morris, Shelby, Ohio, cared for by the Hunt and Hascall families, came back in 1890 to preach in this church. R.J. Smith gave the land for the church and cemetery. First officers were: W.F. Smith, Pastor: George H. Patillo, Presiding Elder: J.P. Hunt. J.M. Hunt, J.W. Barron, R.J. Smith, W.F. White, Samuel Gordon, Stewards.
HM NumberHM5MW
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number084-8
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 256075 N 3664332
Decimal Degrees33.09026667, -83.61346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 5.416', W 83° 36.808'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 5' 24.96" N, 83° 36' 48.48" W
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Area Code(s)706, 478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1411-1790 Old State Hwy 11, Hillsboro GA 31038, US
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