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Near Winder in Barrow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rockwell Universalist Church

 
 
Rockwell Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 13, 2004
1. Rockwell Universalist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1839 — second oldest Universalist Church in Georgia. Located here near original site of Rockwell School, oldest school in this section, and Rockwell Masonic Lodge. Confederate Soldiers enlisted and drilled here 1861-1865.

Church reorganized in 1867 by Dr. L. F. W. Andrews as first Universalist Church of then Jackson County, and called Mulberry Church. Voting precinct and Justice Court, known as House’s District, were located here until 1900. Present building erected 1881, and name changed to Rockwell Church. Paul Hill deeded the land to the church.
 
Erected 1978 by Rockwell Church and Barrow County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 34° 2.07′ N, 83° 42.51′ W. Marker is near Winder, Georgia, in Barrow County. Marker is at the intersection of Gainesville Highway (Georgia Route 53) and Rockwell Church
Rockwell Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 30, 2009
2. Rockwell Universalist Church Marker
The view is south on Georgia Highway 53; the marker is difficult to see in the trees.
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Road, on the right when traveling north on Gainesville Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winder GA 30680, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. United States Bicentennial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Winder's Most Historical Site (approx. 2.9 miles away); Concord Methodist Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Historic Barrow County Jail (approx. 3 miles away); Barrow County War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Jackson, Walton, and Gwinnett County Boundary Obelisk (approx. 3 miles away); Glenwood Elementary and High School (approx. 3 miles away); Barrow County Courthouse (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winder.
 
Also see . . .  Rockwell Universalist Church. Wikipedia article (Submitted on January 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Unitarian Universalism, UUism
 
Rockwell Universalist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 30, 2009
3. Rockwell Universalist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,870 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022