——1mi.→Francis Robert Goulding, preacher, teacher, author, inventor, as minister of the Bath Presbyterian Church from 1843 to 1851,occupied its manse, about 1 mile North.During that time he wrote the most popularof his several books: " The Young Marooners".Born at Midway, GA (1810), and graduatedfrom the University of Georgia and theTheological Seminary of Columbia, he served as Chaplain during the War Betweenthe States, preached and taught at numerouschurches and schools in this section anddied impoverished at Roswell, GA (1881).He invented a sewing machine in 1842, fouryears before Howe's invention was patented.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 391647 N 3688909|
|Decimal Degrees||33.33390000, -82.16426667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 20.034', W 82° 9.856'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 20' 2.04" N, 82° 9' 51.36" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 54-98 State Rte 75, Blythe GA 30805, US|
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