White Bluff Meeting House

White Bluff Meeting House (HM602)

Location: Savannah, GA 31406 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 59.159', W 81° 7.739'

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Here meets the oldest congregation following the Reformed (Calvinistic) theological tradition in continuous service in Georgia. In 1737, 160 Reformed Germans came to Savannah seeking religious freedom. After working their terms as indentured servants the colonists petitioned the Trustees of the colony for a Reformed minister. In August, 1745 the Trustees acceded to the petition and ranted a two-acre tract for the church and a glebe of land for the support of the ministry. The glebe land was officially granted by King George II in 1759. The first minister was John Joakim Zulby who also served in the Second Continental Congress.
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HM NumberHM602
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number025-92
Year Placed1980
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:28am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 487814 N 3538889
Decimal Degrees31.98598333, -81.12898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 59.159', W 81° 7.739'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 59' 9.54" N, 81° 7' 44.34" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10710 White Bluff Rd, Savannah GA 31406, US
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