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Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Midway Congregational Church

Erected 1792

 
 
Midway Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Midway Congregational Church Marker
Inscription.
Organized in 1754 by the descendants
of an English Colony which came first
to Massachusetts 1630
to Connecticut 1635
to South Carolina 1695
and to Georgia 1752
Built on the same spot as the church
which was burned by the British in 1778

This Church has given to her Country
Eighty-six Ministers of the Gospel
and seven Foreign Missionaries

Midway, in St. John's Parish,
now Liberty County, was the cradle
of Revolutionary spirit in Georgia
and two of her sons were signers
of the Declaration of Independence

Placed by
the Brunswick Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
and descendants
of the Midway Colony
1928

 
Erected 1928 by Brunswich Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of the Midway Colony.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 31° 48.4′ N, 81° 25.803′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is on North Coastal Hwy (U.S. 17) near Martin Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Midway Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2, 2008
2. Midway Congregational Church Marker
Midway Church
Built 1792
Has been placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places

By Then United States
Department Of The Interior
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Button Gwinnett and Dr. Lyman Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rev. Mr. John Osgood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Midway Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Brigadier General James Screven (about 400 feet away); Midway Church (about 400 feet away); Dr. Lyman Hall (about 400 feet away); Kilpatrick and Mower at Midway Church (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Midway.
 
Also see . . .  Midway, Georgia - Attractions. The present building (which still stands) was completed in 1792. The religious welfare of the slaves was given high consideration (Submitted on July 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Midway Congregational Church Marker seen at far left, next to door image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Midway Congregational Church Marker seen at far left, next to door
National Register of Historic Places plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2, 2008
4. National Register of Historic Places plaque
Midway Historic District (added 1973 - - #73000625) Also known as Midway Church and Cemetery;Midway Museum;Old Sunbury Road
Midway Congregational Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Midway Congregational Church
 
 
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