The Rev. Mr. John Osgood

The Rev. Mr. John Osgood (HM5O6)

Location: Midway, GA 31320 Liberty County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 48.36', W 81° 25.849'

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This is the grave of Rev. Mr. John Osgood, who came to Midway with the first settlers in 1754 from Dorchester, S.C., and served them faithfully as their minister and friend until his final sermon, May 5, 1773. born in Dorchester, one of their own people, Mr. Osgood received part of his education from their old pastor, the Rev. Mr. Fisher, and was graduated from Harvard in 1733. Ordained to the pastoral charge of the Congregational Church November 24, 1735, the Rev. Mr. Osgood ministered to these people, in Dorchester and in Midway, for 38 years. He died on august 2, 1773.
HM NumberHM5O6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number089-12B
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 8:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 459221 N 3519013
Decimal Degrees31.80600000, -81.43081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 48.36', W 81° 25.849'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 48' 21.60" N, 81° 25' 50.94" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 478 Ocean Hwy, Midway GA 31320, US
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