(1811-1884)Born February 3 in 1811 near Greensboro, George Foster Pierce was converted while at the University in Athens; in 1830 he followed his father, Dr. Lovick Pierce, into the Methodist ministry. He was first assigned twenty-two preaching stations on the Oconee Circuit, later he served pastorates in Augusta, Savannah, Charleston, and Columbus. He may have preached ten thousand times. His life with his family on his farm "Sunshine" near Sparta was idyllic.
|Placed By||The United Methodist Church|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 297259 N 3717272|
|Decimal Degrees||33.57590000, -83.18440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 34.554', W 83° 11.064'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 34' 33.24" N, 83° 11' 3.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201-203 W Broad St, Greensboro GA 30642, US|
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