Nesbitt-Union Chapel Ruins

Nesbitt-Union Chapel Ruins (HM76V)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 55.266', W 84° 34.763'

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c. 1880

In 1886, Mr. & Mrs. R.T. Nesbitt sold Union Chapel tothe church's trustees. The deed specified it was to beused by all Christian denominations and by schools andagricultural societies. As this was a rural community,various clergymen preached here on a rotating schedule. The stone building, which featured double-hung Gothic arch-styled windows, was sustained by donations and fundraisers and was still in use in the 1910s. The chapel eventually fell into a state of ruins with three of four walls and roof that had collapsed. Chapels such as this were important social as well as religious gathering places for local residents before radio, television and broad newspaper coverage of events.
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HM NumberHM76V
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByCobb County Community Development Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 2:18am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 723770 N 3756046
Decimal Degrees33.92110000, -84.57938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.266', W 84° 34.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 15.96" N, 84° 34' 45.78" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1280 Powder Springs Rd SW, Marietta GA 30064, US
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