Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Kingston Methodist Church
The large, handsome bell in this church, a gift of John Pendleton King, U.S. Senator, president of the W. & A. Railroad, for whom Kingston is named, for 100 years has been the town fire alarm and has announced the return of peace after four years. It can be heard over a radius of four miles. In 1906 the church was rebuilt on its present location.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-49.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 34° 14.117′ N, 84° 56.685′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Elliott Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sherman’s March to the Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingston's Rich, Historical Past (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (about 300 feet away); Nellie Margaret Harris Applin (about 400 feet away); Surrender of Confederate Troops (about 400 feet away); Confederate Memorial Day (about 600 feet away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (about 600 feet away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,743 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.