Evergreen Baptist Church

Evergreen Baptist Church (HMQZ3)

Location: Cochran, GA 31014 Bleckley County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 27.177', W 83° 22.873'

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Evergreen Baptist Church, built in 1844, was split off from old Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, constituted October 15, 1809, which stood at or near the site of the Centenary Methodist Church. On February 14, 1844, the congregation and pastor found themselves locked out of the church by a Brother Burkhalter. Most of the congregation, considered "Mission-minded," formed a new church, called it Evergreen and constructed this building in 1844. In slavery days Negroes walked for miles to attend its services. In 1864 Negro members outnumbered White, 130 to 86.
HM NumberHMQZ3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number012-3
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 276166 N 3593140
Decimal Degrees32.45295000, -83.38121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.177', W 83° 22.873'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 10.62" N, 83° 22' 52.38" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-299 Golden Isles Hwy, Cochran GA 31014, US
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