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Near Lakeland in Lanier County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Union Church Cemetery

 
 
Union Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
1. Union Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
To glorify God
and to honor those who rest here
many of whom were members of
Union Church
established in 1825
Land given by Isaac Carter

Union Church burned in 1854

Since then it has been commonly called
“Burnt Church”

Placed in 1999 as a tribute to Union Church Cemetery

Cemetery deeded to trustees in 1996

Deed recorded at Lanier County Clerk’s Office
 
Erected 1999.
 
Location. 31° 1.475′ N, 83° 2.942′ W. Marker is near Lakeland, Georgia, in Lanier County. Marker is on Burnt Church Road 0.7 miles east of College Street (Georgia Route 135), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeland GA 31635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burnt Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Fender Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lanier County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Home of Governor E. D. Rivers (approx. 2.7 miles away);
Union Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
2. Union Church Cemetery Marker
Joshua Lee (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Court in Clinch County (approx. 10.4 miles away); Bethany Baptist Church (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lakeland.
 
More about this marker. The marker stands opposite the Burnt Church.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Union Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
3. Union Church Cemetery Marker
The Burnt Church and its marker are visible in the background.
Union Church Cemetery Marker and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
4. Union Church Cemetery Marker and Cemetery
Union Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
5. Union Church Cemetery
The grave of Jesse Carter, a Captain in the Indian Wars, is in the foreground. Carter donated the land for the Union (Burnt) Church.
Union (Burnt) Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 19, 2010
6. Union (Burnt) Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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