Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Two Early Augusta Churches
Erected 1964 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 121-45.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher, and the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 28.37′ N, 81° 57.95′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Greene Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 736 Greene St, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church Convention (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Baptist Church (about 300 feet away); Church Of The Most Holy Trinity (about 400 feet away); Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (about 500 feet away); Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson (about 500 feet away); Emily Tubman Monument (about 500 feet away); Samuel Hammond (about 600 feet away); First Christian Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Lorenzo Dow. His autobiography at one time was the second-best selling book in the United States, exceeded only by the Bible. He was an important figure in the Second Great Awakening. (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. He graduated at Yale (1813) and practiced law in Georgia, becoming a district judge in 1822 and holding the position for several years, after which he resumed his legal practice in Augusta, did editorial work, and established the Sentinel, which soon merged with the Chronicle (1838). He became a Methodist minister and in a year was made president of Emory College (1839). (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Reminiscences of Famous Georgians By Lucian Lamar Knight, pages 599-602. Bishop James O. Andrew (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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