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Sandersville in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Deepstep United Methodist Church

1805

 
 
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By David Seibert, November 8, 2010
1. Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Traces its beginning to a Methodist Society held at home of pioneer William Hicklin around 1805, and the 1825 Hicklin Meeting House Roll with 32 members recorded by Rev. Tillman Snead, early Methodist Pastor. First deed found in 1831 settlement of Ruben N. Hicklin estate: “1 acre reserved for Meetinghouse”. After the Civil War the frame building replaced the peeled log original; in 1901 the present sanctuary was built. The cemetery is site of an area-wide camp meeting begun by Rev. J. D. Anthony in 1878 and attended yearly by the thousands until 1900. Five members have entered Methodist ministry: Loy G. Veal, Griffin Thompson, Willis H. Moore, E.G. Hutchings. Jr. Larry A. Giles.
 
Erected 2000 by South Georgia Conference, The United Methodist Church. (Marker Number 20.)
 
Location. 33° 1.086′ N, 82° 58.67′ W. Marker is in Sandersville, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is on Deepstep Road 0.2 miles east of Tucker Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9968 Deepstep Road, Sandersville GA 31082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giles Cross Roads (approx. 2 miles away); Old City Cemetery
Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2010
2. Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker
Looking east on Deepstep Road, toward the Deepstep City Hall
(approx. 9.8 miles away); Rev. J. D. Anthony (approx. 9.8 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 9.9 miles away); Governor Thomas W. Hardwick (approx. 10 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 10 miles away); Saunderís Store (approx. 10 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandersville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2010
3. Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker
Looking across Deepstep Road at the Deepstep United Methodist Church Cemetery
Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2010
4. Deepstep United Methodist Church Marker
Deepstep United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2010
5. Deepstep United Methodist Church
Built in 1901
Deepstep United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2010
6. Deepstep United Methodist Church
A marker over the main entrance identified Deepstep U.M.C. as United Methodist Historic Site No. 380.
 
 
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