“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lumpkin in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Rev. David Walker Lowe

Rev. David Walker Lowe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Brown, January 30, 2009
1. Rev. David Walker Lowe Marker
Inscription.  Near this place Rev. David Walker Lowe built a home for his wife Jane Dorsey not long after 1825. He had been a Methodist circuit rider in the S. C. conference, later in the Ga. conference. Born July 22, 1794 in Warren Co., Ga., he was organizer and charter member of the Providence Methodist Church, built on the south side of the Lumpkin-Florence Road. He donated land on which the first church and schoolhouse were built. The land now lies between two of the canyons. The present Methodist church was built around 1859. Rev. Lowe died Sept. 23, 1843 and with his wife is buried in the Lowe Cemetery near the edge of the canyon.
Location. 32° 4.032′ N, 84° 54.3′ W. Marker is in Lumpkin, Georgia, in Stewart County. Touch for map. This marker is located near the entrance to Providence Canyon State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lumpkin GA 31815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Providence United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church / Green Grove Schoolhouse (approx. 4.8 miles away); Indian Trail
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By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
2. Rev. David Walker Lowe Marker
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Masonic Female College (approx. 6.3 miles away); Providence Canyons (approx. 6.3 miles away); John Wellborn Root Birthplace Site (approx. 6˝ miles away); Bedingfield Inn (approx. 6˝ miles away); Our Soldiers (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lumpkin.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2009, by Brian Brown of Fitzgerald, Georgia. This page has been viewed 897 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2009, by Brian Brown of Fitzgerald, Georgia.   2. submitted on August 20, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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