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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6SH_saint-cyprians-episcopal-church_Darien-GA.html
Saint Cyprian's Episcopal Church in Darien was built "for the Colored People of McIntosh County," through the efforts of the Rev. James Wentworth Leigh, D.D., F.S.A., Dean of Hereford, England. It was named for the martyred African Bishop. Cont…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6SG_saint-andrews-episcopal-church_Darien-GA.html
Saint Andrew`s Episcopal Church in Darien received its charter in 1843, under the Rt. Rev. Stephen Elliott, first Bishop of the Diocese of Georgia. The church edifice, a large wooden building with a belfry, erected on a lot a short distance North …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6SA_methodists-at-darien_Darien-GA.html
John Wesley, founder of Methodism, spent January 2 & 3, 1737, among the Scots in Darien, where he first prayed extempore.In 1836 after many efforts, circuit riders aided by layman F. R. Shackelford organized a Society. On November 29, 1841, the co…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6RC_fort-king-george_Darien-GA.html
The site of fort King George, the first fort on Georgia soil built by the English. Erected by the Colony of south Carolina in 1721, 12 years before the Georgia Colony was founded. This fort served as a barrier against the Spanish in Florida, Fr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6QE_mcintosh-county_Darien-GA.html
This county, created Dec. 19, 1793 from Liberty County, was named for the McIntosh family, early settlers, whose name was associated with most events in Georgia history for many years. John McIntosh, with 170 Highlanders, came to Georgia in Januar…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM6PA_darien_Darien-GA.html
This is Darien, in the heart of the historic Altamaha delta region. Settled in 1736, by Scottish Highlanders under John McIntosh Mohr, it was named for the ill-fated settlement on the Isthmus of Panama. The first military parade in Georgia was hel…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM56M_oglethorpe-oak_Darien-GA.html
Traditional site of Oglethorpe's shelter in 1736 upon occasion of his visit to Darien, a town founded that year by Scotchmen under his direction.
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