St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Christ Church Cemetery
Here are buried former Rectors of Christ Church and their families, the families of early settlers and of plantation days, officers of the British Army, and soldiers of every war in which our country fought. The oldest tombstone is dated 1803 but it is believed that there were a number of burials here before that time.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-35.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
Location. 31° 13.173′ N, 81° 23.195′ W. Marker is in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Frederica Rd, on the left when traveling north. at Christ Episcopal Church, North of Stevens Rd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wesley Oak (a few steps from this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (within shouting Reverends John & Charles Wesley / Wesley Memorial Garden (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Gully Hole Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Simons Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Georgia Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederica - Military Road (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Simons Island.
Also see . . . Christ Church and Cemetery - St. Simons Island, Georgia. Christianity in Early Georgia (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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