Near Lakeland in Lanier County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Union Church Cemetery
To glorify God
and to honor those who rest here
many of whom were members of
established in 1825
Land given by Isaac Carter
Union Church burned in 1854
Since then it has been commonly called
Placed in 1999 as a tribute to Union Church Cemetery
Cemetery deeded to trustees in 1996
Deed recorded at Lanier County Clerk’s Office
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion.
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 12 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 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lanier County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Home of Governor E. D. Rivers (approx. 2.7 miles away); Joshua Lee (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Court in Clinch County (approx. 10.4 miles away); Bethany Baptist Church (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
More about this marker. The marker stands opposite the 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 706 times since then and 12 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.