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Near Lakeland in Lanier County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Union Church Cemetery

 
 
Union Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
1. Union Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
To glorify God
and to honor those who rest here
many of whom were members of
Union Church
established in 1825
Land given by Isaac Carter

Union Church burned in 1854

Since then it has been commonly called
“Burnt Church”

Placed in 1999 as a tribute to Union Church Cemetery

Cemetery deeded to trustees in 1996

Deed recorded at Lanier County Clerk’s Office
 
Erected 1999.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 31° 1.475′ N, 83° 2.942′ W. Marker is near Lakeland, Georgia, in Lanier County. Marker is on Burnt Church Road, 0.7 miles east of College Street (Georgia Route 135), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeland GA 31635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burnt Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Fender Cemetery
Union Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
2. Union Church Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); The Milltown Air Line Locomotive (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Hotel Milltown (approx. 1.9 miles away); M. E. Johnson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stapleton's Grocery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Oaklawn Baptist Academy (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
 
More about this marker. The marker stands opposite the Burnt Church.
 
Union Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
3. Union Church Cemetery Marker
The Burnt Church and its marker are visible in the background.
Union Church Cemetery Marker and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
4. Union Church Cemetery Marker and Cemetery
Union Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
5. Union Church Cemetery
The grave of Jesse Carter, a Captain in the Indian Wars, is in the foreground. Carter donated the land for the Union (Burnt) Church.
Union (Burnt) Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 19, 2010
6. Union (Burnt) Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022