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Epworth-By-The-Sea

 
 
Epworth-By-The-Sea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2018
1. Epworth-By-The-Sea Marker
Inscription.  

On this island in 1736 and 1737 lived and labored John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, Benjamin Ingham and Charles Delamotte. Leaders in the evangelical revival and founders of The Methodist Church.

They left an imperishable record of vision and fidelity which Epworth-By-The-Sea has been established to perpetuate and extend.
 
Erected by Association of Methodist Historical Societies.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1736.
 
Location. 31° 10.353′ N, 81° 24.385′ W. Marker is on St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Arthur J. Moore Drive, 0.1 miles north of Hamilton Road, on the right when traveling north. Located at the Epworth By the Sea United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Arthur J Moore Drive, 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. A Mission By The Sea / Susannah Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); Epworth By The Sea / Epworth Pioneers (within shouting distance

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of this marker); A Man Named Wesley Passed This Way / Lovely Lane Chapel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lovely Lane Chapel (about 400 feet away); Cassina Garden Club Houses (about 600 feet away); Gascoigne Bluff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hamilton Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Gascoigne (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Simons Island.
 
Epworth-By-The-Sea Marker and surrounding area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2018
2. Epworth-By-The-Sea Marker and surrounding area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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