Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Baptist Church Convention
The Southern Baptist Convention
by 327 delegates from the states of
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisana, Kentucky and District of Columbia.
The following officers were elected:
Rev. Wm. B. Johnson of Edgefield S.C. President
Talson Lumpton, Ga J.B. Taylor, Va.
Jesse Hartwell, Ala. James C. Crane, Va.
The Rev. W.T. Brantey, Sr. was Pastor of the Church
This tablet was presented at the Centennial of the Convention
First Baptist Church
Erected in 1984 by
Exective Committee, SBC
Historical Commission, SBC
First Baptist Church, Augusta
Erected 1984 by Exective Committee, SBC, Historical Commission, SBC, First Baptist Church, Augusta.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is March 25, 1874.
Location. 33° 28.402′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The First Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); Samuel Hammond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Early Augusta Churches (about 300 feet away); Church Of The Most Holy Trinity (about 600 feet away); The Veterans of 1898-1902 (about 600 feet away); 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division (about 600 feet away); William Bartram Visited Augusta, 1773. (about 700 feet away); Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.