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St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The World Is My Parish

 
 
The World Is My Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2013
1. The World Is My Parish Marker
Inscription.  
Accompanying
General James Oglethorpe
to this island in 1736 were
John and Charles Wesley
leaders in the Evangelical Movement
and founders of
The Methodist Church

Their faith and fidelity are known
throughout the world

 
Erected by Association of Methodist Historical Societies.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 31° 13.422′ N, 81° 23.364′ W. Marker is in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker can be reached from Mimosa Drive 0.1 miles west of Frederica Drive, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located on the grounds of the Fort Frederica National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6515 Frederica Drive, Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Frederica (within shouting distance of this marker); Strong Walls From Refuse (within shouting distance of this marker); Broad Street (within shouting distance
The World Is My Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 22, 2013
2. The World Is My Parish Marker
This marker is near the Fort Frederica National Monument Visitor Center
of this marker); The Town Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederica - Old Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederica (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Flesh Market (about 300 feet away); Frederica - Military Road (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Simons Island.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Frederica National Monument. (Submitted on November 13, 2013.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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