Winfield in Columbia County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sharon Baptist Church
Sharon Baptist Church was founded in 1799. The first pastor, Abraham Marshall, who served the church until his death in 1819, probably constituted the church. This building, the second on the site, was erected in 1869. Many names prominent in Georgia are found in Sharon Cemetery. Three men, one a Negro, have been ordained in this church.Two, W.P. Steed and L.G. Steed, served this church. Ephraim White, Negro, owned by L.P, Steed served the Mt. Carmel Negro Church across the road until his death. Ground for the Mt. Carmel Church was deeded by Sharon Church.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 36-05.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 36.364′ N, 82° 23.787′ W. Marker is in Winfield, Georgia, in Columbia County. Marker is on Cobbham Road (State Highway 150) near Mistletoe Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6265 Cobbham Road, Appling GA 30802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution (approx. 0.3 miles away); Basil Neal - Soldier of '76 Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Baptist Church in Georgia (approx. 5.8 miles away); Religious Liberty in Georgia (approx. 5.9 miles away); Damascus Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Columbia County (approx. 6.2 miles away); Woodmen of the World Veterans Monument (approx. 6.2 miles away); Rev. Daniel Marshall (approx. 6.2 miles away); Jabez Pleiades Marshall (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winfield.
Also see . . .
1. Sharon Baptist Church. (Submitted on August 26, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Sharon Baptist Church Graveyard Index. (Submitted on August 26, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Churches, Etc. •
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