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Near Gray in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Clinton Methodist Church

 
 
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By Donald D. Daniel, July 6, 2006
1. Clinton Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. This is the first Methodist church and the second church established in Jones County. Land was appropriated in 1810 and July 14, 1821 a deed to the Clinton Methodists was made effective. The church was "a frame house of good dimensions with substantial stone steps of native granite." A gallery for slaves was removed in 1897. The chandelier and brass wall brackets originally held kerosene lamps. This church was among the first to organize a foreign missionary society. Among the early pastors were Dr. Lovick Pierce and Rev. James Payne, 1836.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 59.894′ N, 83° 33.703′ W. Marker is near Gray, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is on Green Settlement Road 0.2 miles north of Highway 18 (U.S. 129), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. From Gray go south on Hwy 18, turn right on Green Settlement Road. Marker on Left .2 of mile. Marker is in this post office area: Gray GA 31032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Griswold (approx. 0.2
Clinton Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald D. Daniel, July 6, 2006
2. Clinton Methodist Church and Marker
miles away); Sherman’s Right Wing (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton Female Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macarthy-Pope House (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
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Clinton Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Donald D. Daniel, July 6, 2006
3. Clinton Methodist Church
Clinton Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Smith, May 18, 2011
4. Clinton Methodist Church Marker
Interior shot of the sanctuary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Donald D. Daniel of Forsyth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,550 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Donald D. Daniel of Forsyth, Georgia.   4. submitted on , by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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