Nankin in Brooks County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Columbia Primitive Baptist Church
The first edifice was a little log house across the road from the present church. Later a larger building of hewn logs with puncheon floor was constructed. A more commodious edifice was built in 1872, and has since been improved.
The Rev. Matthew Albritton was one of the earliest pastors, serving the church until 1847.
Columbia Church is a member of the Ochlocknee Association, as it was originally.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 014-7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 30° 39.754′ N, 83° 28.651′ W. Marker is in Nankin, Georgia, in Brooks County. Marker is on Radford Road (County Route 114) ¾ mile west of Madison Highway (Georgia Route 333), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is at the church, on a unnamed dirt road leading south from Radford Road. Marker is in this post office area: Quitman GA 31643, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away in Florida); Concord Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 5 miles away in Florida); Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 8.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Civil War Slave Conspiracy (approx. 9.8 miles away); Brooks County (approx. 9.8 miles away); West End Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 13.8 miles away in Florida); Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center (approx. 13.9 miles away in Florida).
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