Providence Baptist Church

Providence Baptist Church (HMDAO)

Location: Shady Dale, GA 31085 Jasper County
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N 33° 23.814', W 83° 35.466'

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This church was constituted December 15, 1810, the second oldest in Jasper County, with David Montgomery (Revolutionary War soldier), William Green, and Green Bailey as presbytery. David Montgomery was pastor from 1810 to 1828. Timothy Landrum (Revolutionary War soldier) gave 10 acres of land, one mile west of here, where Providence Church was first erected. It moved to this site March 12, 1832 to be on the stagecoach route through Shady Dale. This building was erected on four acres of land given by James Beeland.

Charter members were: Jacob Mercer (Revolutionary War soldier) and his wife, Jael; Martin Stanley and his wife, Polly; James Brown and his wife, Martha; Elizabeth Green; Rebecca Walden; John Ferrell; Elkaney Denson; Joshua Newton; James Richards.

First Deacons were Martin Stanley and James Brown. First Clerk was James Richards. Early pastors were James Henderson, James Wilkerson, John Bogan, James Green, James Carter, W.G. Horsley, Asa Marshall (great-grandson of Daniel Marshall, founder of Kiokee Church in Columbia County, the first Baptist Church in Georgia).
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number079-6A
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 259007 N 3698289
Decimal Degrees33.39690000, -83.59110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 23.814', W 83° 35.466'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 23' 48.84" N, 83° 35' 27.96" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1287-1303 Railroad St, Shady Dale GA 31085, US
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