Stinchcomb Methodist Church

Stinchcomb Methodist Church (HM9BY)

Location: Dewy Rose, GA 30634 Elbert County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 8.274', W 82° 56.61'

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Stinchcomb Methodist Church was one of the first churches in this section of the state. On Dec. 30, 1794, Middleton Wood granted to Absalom Stinchcomb, John Gatewood and John Ham, the "privilege to erect a meeting house on his land on waters of Dove Creek". The first building was a log structure. By 1850`s the church acquired surrounding property. The present building has been in continuous use for over 100 years. The sills are handhewn, 14 inched square. Among the old graves in the churchyard cemetery is that of Dionysius Oliver, Revolutionary soldier.
HM NumberHM9BY
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number052-8B
Year Placed1996
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 9:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 320799 N 3779152
Decimal Degrees34.13790000, -82.94350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.274', W 82° 56.61'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 16.44" N, 82° 56' 36.60" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2001-2011 Stinchcomb Rd, Dewy Rose GA 30634, US
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