Near Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Smyrna Methodist Church
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
Location. 33° 42.871′ N, 82° 39.283′ W. Marker is near Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of South Smyrna Church Road and Lincolnton Road (U.S. 378), on the right when traveling east on South Smyrna Church Road. Marker is located in front of Smyrna United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Smyrna Church Road, Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Smyrna Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Smyrna Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant's Meeting House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wynne-Randall (approx. 4˝ miles away); Washington-Wilkes Historical Museum (approx. 4.7 miles away); Historic Dugas Home (approx. 4.7 miles away); K.A. Wilheit House (approx. 4.7 miles away); Sims-Beggs House (approx. 4.7 miles away); Wisteria Hall (approx. 4.8 miles away); First Presbyterian Ordination in Georgia (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
More about this marker. From US 78 and US 378 east of Washington, Georgia, follow US 378 (Lincolnton Road) 3.5 miles to Smyrna United Methodist Church on the right.
Regarding Smyrna Methodist Church. The Smyrna Church or Smyrna Methodist Church is the successor to an earlier Smyrna Presbyterian Church at this site. Its surrounding churchyard includes a large cemetery. The church building is a white, wooden frame chapel with a steeple and stained glass windows, with chimneys and a rear annex of red brick.
As of October, 2009, the Rev. Richard Broom holds Sunday services at 9:30, followed by Sunday School at 10:30.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 6. submitted on November 14, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 7. submitted on September 28, 2019, by Nicholas Hadley of Martinez, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.