EpiscopalThe Reverend Lot Jones, while on a missionary tour of Georgia, founded Christ Episcopal Church on March 5, 1825. It was the first congregation organized in Macon. On December 26, 1826, the Georgia General Assembly enacted, "that Christopher B. Strong, Edward D. Tracy, Albert G. Clopton, Addison Mandell and Reuben Burroughs are hereby declared to be a body corporate, by the name and style of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the town of Macon and the County of Bibb." Under the leadership of the Reverend Seneca G. Bragg, the first church building was erected in 1834.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 254176 N 3636476|
|Decimal Degrees||32.83883333, -83.62635000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 50.33', W 83° 37.581'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 50' 19.80" N, 83° 37' 34.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 582 Walnut St, Macon GA 31201, US|
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