The Rev. John Springer

The Rev. John Springer (HMGZ5)

Location: Washington, GA 30673 Wilkes County
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N 33° 47.472', W 82° 45.43'

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The Rev. John Springer, 1744-1798, distinguished minister and educator, is buried in the garden on this plantation, Walnut Hill. A graduate of Princeton, he taught there and at Hampden-Sydney, and was first Rector of Cambridge College in South Carolina. He was a soldier of the American Revolution. Following his ordination to the ministry in 1790, his activities centered in Wilkes and adjoining counties, but he traveled widely, preaching the Gospel, often serving churches in South Carolina. He was several times Moderator of Presbytery, was President of Wilkes Academy, and held other offices of distinction.
HM NumberHMGZ5
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number157-29
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 337323 N 3740392
Decimal Degrees33.79120000, -82.75716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.472', W 82° 45.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 28.32" N, 82° 45' 25.80" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2385-2529 Tignall Rd, Washington GA 30673, US
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