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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Wesley

 
 
John Wesley by Sculptor Marshall Daugherty image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. John Wesley by Sculptor Marshall Daugherty
Inscription.  

South face:
Founder of Methodism
Minister
Of The
Church of England
In Savannah
1736-1737

East face:
My hearts desire
for this place
is not that it be
a famous or rich
but that it may be
a religous colony
and then I am sure
it cannot faile [sic]
of the
blessing of God
John Wesley

North face:
Wesley lived, loved,
and labored here
as God led him toward
higher dedication and
a larger ministry.
Erected
by the
Methodists of Georgia
and
Citizens of Savannah
in 1969

West face:
I felt my heart
strangely warmed

While we live,let
us live in earnest.

I look upon
all the World as
my Parish.

The best of all is
God is with us.
          John Wesley
 
Erected 1969 by Methodists of Georgia and Citizens of Savannah.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion
John Wesley Marker, South face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
2. John Wesley Marker, South face
Colonial Era.
 
Location. 32° 4.758′ N, 81° 5.361′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street near E. St. Julian Street, on the left when traveling south. the center of Reynolds Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savannah: Colonial Capital and Birthplace of (within shouting distance of this marker); Italians in Georgia's Genesis (within shouting distance of this marker); Site Of Filature (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley, 1703- 1791 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucas Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Parish House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oliver Sturges House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Georgia Civil Rights Trail: The Savannah Protest Movement (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding John Wesley. preacher, theologian and founder of the Methodist Church
 
Also see . . .
1. John Wesley's Time in Georgia. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Christian Classics Ethereal Library
John Wesley Marker, East Face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
3. John Wesley Marker, East Face
. At a small religious meeting in Aldersgate Street, London, on May 24, 1738, John Wesley had an experience in which his "heart was strangely warmed." (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
John Wesley Marker, North Face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
4. John Wesley Marker, North Face
John Wesley Marker, West face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 16, 2008
5. John Wesley Marker, West face
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 26, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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