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Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady

 
 
Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
1. Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady Marker
Inscription.

Pastor, Americus Baptist Church, 1853-1860
First Baptist Church, Atlanta, 1860-1867
LaGrange Baptist Church, 1867-1871
Senoia
General Agent, Mercer Univ., 1871-1873
Pastor, Third Baptist Church, Atlanta, 1879
Editor, Cherokee Baptist Landmark Banner

In the dark days after Sherman's Army burned Atlanta, Henry Carr Hornady provided leadership and helped to feed the destitute in the city. His sermons and public statements offered Atlanta's desolate citizens a message of hope and new prosperity to come.

 
Location. 33° 44.841′ N, 84° 22.359′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Click for map. Marker is in Oakland Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Plot (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown Gordon (within shouting distance of this marker); Alfred Iverson, Jr.
Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
2. Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Noel d'Alvigny (about 300 feet away); Dr. Charles d'Alvigny (about 300 feet away); Our Confederate Dead (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hornady Family Info. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Rev. Henry Carr Hornady in The Baptist Encyclopaedia (1881). (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkChurches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Nina Laura Hornady Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
3. Nina Laura Hornady Marker
Georgia State President, 1905-1923
National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812
In Henry Carr Hornady Plot
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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