St. Simons Island

St. Simons Island (HM7UM)

Location: Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 Glynn County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 13.338', W 81° 23.202'

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From March 9 - May 12, 1738, Charles Wesley, secretary to James Oglethorpe, was Anglican cleric to the founders of Fort Frederica. His stern discipline earned disfavor among the colonists and Oglethorpe. John Wesley, religious leaders of the colony of Georgia, visited Charles in April 1736, preaching in the storehouse. Charles returned to England. John ministered to the Fredericans in four trips before leaving "with utter despair of doing good there" on January 26, 1737.
After John`s return to England, in May 1738 the brothers had "heart warming experiences" and later founded the Methodist movement.
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HM NumberHM7UM
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByGeneral Conference, The Methodist Church 1960
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 463169 N 3454303
Decimal Degrees31.22230000, -81.38670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 13.338', W 81° 23.202'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 13' 20.28" N, 81° 23' 12.12" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6520 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island GA 31522, US
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