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Near Blakely in Early County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hilton United Methodist Church

 
 
Hilton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
1. Hilton United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Hilton Methodist Episcopal Church, South was organized in 1850. The first church was erected one mile southwest of Hilton on the Lower River Road. This structure was sold after the Civil War and services were then conducted in an arbor. E. Hilton deeded land to the church trustees for the present church site on November 1, 1889. The pegged-frame building for the Hilton Methodist Church was built in 1890 and the social hall was added in 1973.
 
Erected 1994 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Hilton United Methodist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1827.
 
Location. 31° 17.65′ N, 85° 3.927′ W. Marker is near Blakely, Georgia, in Early County. Marker is at the intersection of Old River Road and County Route 25, on the right when traveling north on Old River Road. The marker is north of Georgia Highway 62 on Old River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blakely GA 39823, 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. Covered Bridge 2 Mi. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hilton School
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge / Fannie Askew Williams Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Columbia Methodist Episcopal Church, South (approx. 2.6 miles away in Alabama); Purcell - Killingsworth House (approx. 2.7 miles away in Alabama); Columbia Baptist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away in Alabama); Columbia Elementary School Bell (approx. 2.7 miles away in Alabama). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blakely.
 
Hilton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
2. Hilton United Methodist Church Marker
Hilton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
3. Hilton United Methodist Church Marker
Hilton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
4. Hilton United Methodist Church Marker
Hilton United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
5. Hilton United Methodist Church
Built in 1890
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 4, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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