St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Wesley Oak
A wooden Cross made from a tree long designated as the Wesley Oak hangs on the wall of Christ Church near the pulpit.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-34A.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 13.184′ N, 81° 23.202′ W. Marker is in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Frederica Rd., on the left when traveling north. Click for map. at Christ Episcopal Church, north of Stevens Rd. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church Cemetery (a few steps from this Christ Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverends John & Charles Wesley / Wesley Memorial Garden (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Gully Hole Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Simons Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Georgia Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederica - Military Road (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Simons Island.
Also see . . .
1. The New York Times , excerpt January 16, 1921,. Place for Wesley Oak Also Sought In Forestry Hall of Fame. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Georgia's Landmarks, Memorials, and Legends ... By Lucian Lamar Knight, Pages 66-68. The Wesley Oak (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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