Sharon Baptist Church

Sharon Baptist Church (HMHZ8)

Location: Appling, GA 30802 Columbia County
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N 33° 36.364', W 82° 23.787'

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Sharon Baptist Church was founded in 1799. The first pastor, Abraham Marshall, who served the church until his death in 1819, probably constituted the church. This building, the second on the site, was erected in 1869. Many names prominent in Georgia are found in Sharon Cemetery. Three men, one a Negro, have been ordained in this church.Two, W.P. Steed and L.G. Steed, served this church. Ephraim White, Negro, owned by L.P, Steed served the Mt. Carmel Negro Church across the road until his death. Ground for the Mt. Carmel Church was deeded by Sharon Church.
HM NumberHMHZ8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number036-5
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 370443 N 3719352
Decimal Degrees33.60606667, -82.39645000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.364', W 82° 23.787'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 21.84" N, 82° 23' 47.22" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6210-6275 Cobbham Rd, Appling GA 30802, US
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