Fayetteville in Fayette County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church
The oldest church in Fayette County.
The cemetery is the final resting place of
veterans from the Revolutionary War,
War of 1812, Civil War, WWI & WWII.
Thomas Wingfield Chapter
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
June 25, 2016
Erected 2016 by National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 25, 2016.
Location. 33° 30.633′ N, 84° 29.896′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Georgia, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 92 (Georgia Route 92) and New Hope Road, on the right when traveling north on Highway 92. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville GA 30214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howard's March to Jonesboro (approx. 4.1 miles away); Bethsaida Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Grady L. Huddleston (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House (approx. 5 miles away); Fayette County (approx. 5 miles away); In Memory of the Confederate Heroes (approx. 5 miles away); Fayette County Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Regarding Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church. The church was formed only four years after the 1821 Creek cession of lands in this area of Georgia. The First Treaty of Indian Springs ceded Creek land between the Ocmulgee and Flint Rivers.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.