Pierce Memorial Methodist Church

Pierce Memorial Methodist Church (HMOU3)

Location: Augusta, GA 30909 Richmond County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 28.342', W 82° 4.159'

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One of the early Methodist Churches in this section, Pierce Memorial was first called Rocks Church, then Pierce Chapel for Bishop George F. Pierce, leading Georgia Methodist. The first building was erected across the road by slave labor soon after 1800.The old cemetery bears mute testimony to the age of this church. Plantation owners came by carriage and other modes of conveyance to worship, accompanied by their slaves. Many descendants of the first families still attend. Among outstanding early pastors were Rev. J.V.M. Morris and Rev. W.I. Delph, Confederate veterans.
HM NumberHMOU3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-37
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 11:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 400642 N 3704166
Decimal Degrees33.47236667, -82.06931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.342', W 82° 4.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 20.52" N, 82° 4' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1433-1437 Jackson Rd, Augusta GA 30909, US
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