Richland Baptist Church

Richland Baptist Church (HMPW9)

Location: Jeffersonville, GA 31044 Twiggs County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 37.821', W 83° 24.039'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 278 views
Inscription

>>>———>

Richland Baptist Church was constituted Oct 5, 1811 with 4 male and 8 female members. The first pastor was Rev. Micajah Fulghum.

In June 1861 the ladies of this church made and presented a Confederate flag., to the Twiggs Guard. Mrs. Isolene Minter Wimberley made the presentation to Sgt. Warren, color bearer of Co. I, 6th Georgia Regiment.

During the war the ladies gathered in the church to prepare first aid kits.

Doors of the church closed for regular services in 1911. The Richland Restoration League, Inc., was organized in 1928 to preserve this "Landmark of Christianity".
Details
HM NumberHMPW9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Tags
Marker Number143-3
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:10am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 274783 N 3612853
Decimal Degrees32.63035000, -83.40065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 37.821', W 83° 24.039'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 37' 49.26" N, 83° 24' 2.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99-20 New Hope-Richland Church Rd, Jeffersonville GA 31044, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?