Methodist Camp Ground

Methodist Camp Ground (HMV6M)

Location: Lumpkin, GA 31815 Stewart County
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N 32° 3.136', W 84° 44.517'

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On a 10 acre plot of land in the exact center of the county was located, in 1830, the first permanent Methodist Camp Meeting Ground in Stewart County.It was given by Loverd Bryan to be held and owned by the church as long as it was regularly used for Camp Meetings. For 4 years before meetings had beenheld in various communities in the county and each claimed the Camp Ground. A 100 foot square shed, shingle-covered, was built for meeting and tents ofcampers were set up around it and near the spring, which is still in use. The first Camp Meeting was held here in 1836 by Rev. Noah P. Smith, who was in charge of the circuit.
HM NumberHMV6M
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number128-13
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 713188 N 3548459
Decimal Degrees32.05226667, -84.74195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 3.136', W 84° 44.517'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 3' 8.16" N, 84° 44' 31.02" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4996 Parker Rd, Lumpkin GA 31815, US
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