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Ludowici in Long County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jones Creek Baptist Church

 
 
Jones Creek Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2009
1. Jones Creek Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Jones Creek Baptist Church was constituted April 22, 1810, at the Jones Creek Meeting House near this site.

Original members of this church, all former members of Beards Creek Baptist Church were: Charles Flowers, James Clark, Levi Morgan, John Hall, John Bohannan, Martha Flower, Abigail Clark, Sarah Morgan, Fannie Lowery, Mary Howe, Mary Chapman, Lydia Bohannan.

The Rev. Moses Westberry was the first pastor of the church, and served in that capacity for 35 years.

Land for the present site of the church edifice was given by William Walthour in 1817.

Jones Creek Baptist Church was first a member of the Piedmont Baptist Association, but is now with the New Sunbury Baptist Association, of which it was one of the organizing members in 1866.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 091-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location.
Jones Creek Baptist Church Marker, Church in background image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
2. Jones Creek Baptist Church Marker, Church in background
31° 45.468′ N, 81° 48.667′ W. Marker is in Ludowici, Georgia, in Long County. Marker is on US 301 near Jones Creek Loop, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ludowici GA 31316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Roads And Indian Trails (approx. 3.6 miles away); Long County Timeline Mural (approx. 5.1 miles away); Long County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Franklinia Altamaha (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Defense of the Altamaha Bridge (approx. 5˝ miles away); Doctortown (approx. 7˝ miles away); Gum Branch Baptist Church (approx. 8.6 miles away); Walthourville Baptist Church (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ludowici.
 
Jones Creek Baptist Church Marker, looking south on US 301 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
3. Jones Creek Baptist Church Marker, looking south on US 301
Jones Creek Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2009
4. Jones Creek Baptist Church
Jones Creek Baptist Church Old and New image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
5. Jones Creek Baptist Church Old and New
Jones Creek Baptist Church, prototypical Pine Arbor image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
6. Jones Creek Baptist Church, prototypical Pine Arbor
Typical of churches of the era, used prior to perminent church structures being constructed
Jones Creek Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
7. Jones Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,544 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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