1807 Methodism at Spring Hill

1807 Methodism at Spring Hill (HM20SA)

Location: Alamo, GA 30411 Wheeler County
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N 32° 0.75', W 82° 43.567'

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Spring Hill, settled in 1807, was a preaching place on the Ohoopee Circuit by 1814. In 1850 John Carmichael gave land for a campground. A tabernacle replaced the brush arbors about the church. Campmeetings continued seven decades. Clements Institute evolved from pre-Civil War schools and in 1871 became the first Methodist District High School. C. C. Hines and W. A. Huckabee led in founding South Georgia College at McRae in 1891. From 1879, J. D. Anthony, "Bishop of the Wiregrass", made this his home. Here, Bascom Anthony entered the ministry. In 1991, the church worships in its 1879 frame building with a fellowship hall in the school.
HM NumberHM20SA
Year Placed1991
Placed BySouth Georgia Conference United Methodist Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 336970 N 3543123
Decimal Degrees32.01250000, -82.72611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.75', W 82° 43.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 45" N, 82° 43' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)912, 478
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37 Springhill Loop, Alamo GA 30411, US
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