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Hamilton in Harris County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Columbus Baptist Association

 
 
Columbus Baptist Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 28, 2006
1. Columbus Baptist Association Marker
Inscription. The Columbus Baptist Association was organized November 22, 1829 at Mulberry Meeting House (then New Hope), 10 miles from here, at Mulberry Grove. Twelve churches reporting from Talbot. Harris, and Muscogee Counties formed this Association, Churches from Harris County included Bethesda. Mulberry Meeting House, Mount Olive and Hamilton Baptist Church (then Lebanon). Anderson Smith, the only minister in the group, was elected Moderator of this first meeting and Clark Blanford of Hamilton was elected Clerk.
 
Erected by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 072-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 45.465′ N, 84° 52.591′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Georgia, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Springs Road (Georgia Route 116) and Hill Street, on the left when traveling west on Blue Springs Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton GA 31811, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. B. F. White (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Harris County (about 600 feet away); Harris County (about 600 feet away); Hamilton Female College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Valley of Hope (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pine Mountain Valley Resettlement Project (approx. 4.3 miles away); Callaway Gardens (approx. 5.1 miles away); The J.L. Hand Gazebo (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hamilton.
 
More about this marker. Although difficult to see, the marker is mounted on a monopole (hidden in the bushes).
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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