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John Wesley

 
 
John Wesley , Sculptor: Marshall Daugherty Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. John Wesley , Sculptor: Marshall Daugherty
Inscription. (South Face)
Founder of Methodism
Minister
Of The
Church of England
In Savannah
1736-1737


(East Face)

My hearts desire
for this place
is not that it be
a famous or rich
but that it may be
a religous colony
and then I am sure
it cannot faile [sic]
of the
blessing of God
          John Wesley

(North Face)

Wesley lived, loved,
and labored here
as God led him torward
higher dedication and
a larger ministry.
Erected
by the
Methodists of Georgia
and
Citizens of Savannah
in 1969

(West Face)

I felt my heart
strangely warmed

While we live,let
us live in earnest.

I look upon
all the World as
my Parish.

The best of all is
God is with us.
          John Wesley
 
Erected 1969 by Methodists of Georgia and Citizens of Savannah.
 
Location. 32° 4.758′ N, 81° 5.361′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street near E. St. Julian Street, on the left when traveling south.
John Wesley Marker, South face Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
2. John Wesley Marker, South face
Click for map. the center of Reynolds Square. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savannah: Colonial Capital and Birthplace of (within shouting distance of this marker); Italians in Georgia's Genesis (within shouting distance of this marker); Site Of Filature (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley, 1703- 1791 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucas Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Parish House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oliver Sturges House (within shouting distance of this marker); Printing Office of James Johnson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding John Wesley. preacher, theologian and founder of the Methodist Church
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Savannah. The John Wesley Monument in the center of Reynolds Square was erected in 1969 by the John Wesley Monument Committee. and consists of a stepped and blocked rectangular granite pedestal, inscribed on all sides, supporting a bronze statue of John Wesley. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. John Wesley's Time in Georgia. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
John Wesley Marker, East Face Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
3. John Wesley Marker, East Face

3. Christian Classics Etheral Library. At a small religious meeting in Aldersgate Street, London, on May 24, 1738, John Wesley had an experience in which his "heart was strangely warmed." (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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John Wesley Marker, North Face Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
4. John Wesley Marker, North Face
John Wesley Marker, West face Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
5. John Wesley Marker, West face
 
 
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