Fishing Creek Baptist Church

Fishing Creek Baptist Church (HMGVR)

Location: Washington, GA 30673 Wilkes County
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N 33° 50.25', W 82° 41.6'

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Fishing Creek Baptist Church, the second of this denomination to be constituted in the upcountry of Georgia, was organized in 1782, under the leadership of the Rev. Sanders Walker, who became its first pastor. It was one of five churches represented at a meeting held at Kiokee in October, 1784, to organize the Georgia Baptist Association. In May 1786, the Association met at Fishing Creek. The original church building stood a short distance from this site.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number157-26
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 343318 N 3745428
Decimal Degrees33.83750000, -82.69333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.25', W 82° 41.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 15.00" N, 82° 41' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1778-1836 Co Rd 190, Washington GA 30673, US
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