Sheppards in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Middle Ground Baptist Church
The Baptist Middle Association was formed here May 28, 1841, with the following delegates present; John R. Thompson from Middle Ground; John Edwards, and Joseph C. Edwards from Cowpen Branch; John L. Southwell, Hardy Everitt, Isaac Conner, John M. Lucas, Thomas Brewer and George Brewer from Little Ogeechee; William Spiers, James Wilson, and Archibald Guyton from New Providence; and George L. Jackson and David Stewart from Newington. John L. Southwell was elected Moderator, and Barnett Newton, Clerk.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 124-22.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 32° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylvania GA 30467, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Newington Baptist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); British Headquarters (approx. 3.8 miles away); Washington Slept Here (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Confederate Line (approx. 8.2 miles away); Little Ogeechee Church (approx. 8.4 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 8.9 miles away); Wesleyanna Memorial Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); Screven County (approx. 9.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,280 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5. submitted on October 1, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 6. submitted on February 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.