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St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The World Is My Parish

 
 
The World Is My Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2013
1. The World Is My Parish Marker
Inscription.
Accompanying
General James Oglethorpe
to this island in 1736 were
John and Charles Wesley
leaders in the Evangelical Movement
and founders of
The Methodist Church

Their faith and fidelity are known
throughout the world

 
Erected by Associaton of Methodist Historical Societies.
 
Location. 31° 13.422′ N, 81° 23.364′ W. Marker is in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker can be reached from Mimosa Drive 0.1 miles west of Frederica Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Fort Frederica National Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6515 Frederica Drive, Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Frederica (within shouting distance of this marker); Strong Walls From Refuse (within shouting distance of this marker); Broad Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederica - Old Burial Ground (within shouting distance
The World Is My Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2013
2. The World Is My Parish Marker
This marker is near the Fort Frederica National Monument Visitor Center
of this marker); Frederica (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Flesh Market (about 300 feet away); Frederica - Military Road (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Simons Island.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Frederica National Monument. (Submitted on November 13, 2013.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 170 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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