1805Traces its beginning to a Methodist Society held at home of pioneer William Hicklin around 1805, and the 1825 Hicklin Meeting House Roll with 32 members recorded by Rev. Tillman Snead, early Methodist Pastor. First deed found in 1831 settlement of Ruben N. Hicklin estate: "1 acre reserved for Meetinghouse". After the Civil War the frame building replaced the peeled log original; in 1901 the present sanctuary was built. The cemetery is site of an area-wide camp meeting begun by Rev. J. D. Anthony in 1878 and attended yearly by the thousands until 1900. Five members have entered Methodist ministry: Loy G. Veal, Griffin Thompson, Willis H. Moore, E.G. Hutchings. Jr. Larry A. Giles.
|Placed By||South Georgia Conference, The United Methodist Church|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 315261 N 3655031|
|Decimal Degrees||33.01810000, -82.97783333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 1.086', W 82° 58.67'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 1' 5.16" N, 82° 58' 40.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 21 Deepstep Rd, Deepstep GA 31082, US|
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