Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Midway Congregational Church
of an English Colony which came first
to Massachusetts 1630
to Connecticut 1635
to South Carolina 1695
and to Georgia 1752
Built on the same spot as the church
which was burned by the British in 1778
This Church has given to her Country
Eighty-six Ministers of the Gospel
and seven Foreign Missionaries
Midway, in St. John's Parish,
now Liberty County, was the cradle
of Revolutionary spirit in Georgia
and two of her sons were signers
of the Declaration of Independence
the Brunswick Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
of the Midway Colony
Erected 1928 by Brunswich Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of the Midway Colony.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Landmarks Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
Location. 31° 48.4′ N, 81° 25.803′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is on North Coastal Hwy (U.S. 17) near Martin Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Button Gwinnett and Dr. Lyman Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rev. Mr. John Osgood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Midway Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Brigadier General James Screven (about 400 feet away); Midway Church (about 400 feet away); Dr. Lyman Hall (about 400 feet away); Kilpatrick and Mower at Midway Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,138 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4, 5. submitted on July 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.