(Brick Church)In 1792 Bishop Francis Asbury on his yearly visit to Methodist Societies and Churches in Georgia held services while staying with the Lovetts, owners of Burton Ferry Landing, Savannah River. In 1811 Bishop Asbury stopped with "David Lovett, Scriven Co., preaching on Monday and Wednesday." Robert Watkins Lovett is the first member recorded, 1825. Rev. Peyton L. Wade, a Methodist minister, gave the land and this "brick church" was built in 1827.
|Placed By||South Georgia Conference Commission on Archives and History|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 449315 N 3647566|
|Decimal Degrees||32.96526667, -81.54235000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 57.916', W 81° 32.541'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 57' 54.96" N, 81° 32' 32.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 152 Oglethorpe Trail, Sylvania GA 30467, US|
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