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Near Brooklet in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church

 
 
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By David Seibert, November 3, 2010
1. Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church was constituted on August 15, 1802 in the home of John Albritton. The organizing presbytery consisted of Henry Cook, Isham Peacock, John Goldwire and Henry Holcombe. With a membership upward of 40 members. Isham Peacock was the first pastor from 1802-1820. Mathew Albritton, (Johnís son), from 1820-1824. Henry Melton from 1825-1841. William Groover from 1841-1843. F.S. Sills was the pastor from 1931-1948. The present pastor is the Elder Keith Hamilton. The original log Church stood across the road from this site.
 
Erected 2005 by Hazel Albritton Phillips.
 
Location. 32° 17.733′ N, 81° 40.8′ W. Marker is near Brooklet, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is on Mud Road 0.1 miles west of Black Creek Church Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2925 Mud Road, Brooklet GA 30415, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Upper Black Creek Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Abbot (1751-1839) (approx. 4.6 miles away); Marvin Summers Pittman (approx. 10.8 miles away);
Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 3, 2010
2. Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Pioneer Turpentining Experiment (approx. 11 miles away); W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway (approx. 11.2 miles away); Croatan Indian Community (approx. 11.4 miles away); Old City Jail (approx. 11.7 miles away); Bryan County (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
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Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 3, 2010
3. Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Looking east on Mud Road -- the house in the distance is at the intersection with Black Creek Church Road.
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By David Seibert, November 3, 2010
4. Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Looking south across Mud Road at the site of the original church.
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By David Seibert, November 3, 2010
5. Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Marker
The modern Upper Black Creek Baptist Church, built in 1973
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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