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.
Location. 31° 10.353′ N, 81° 24.385′ W. Marker is in 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 of this marker); A Man Named Wesley Passed This Way / Lovely Lane Chapel
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