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1804 New Hope Methodist Church

 
 
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By David Seibert, April 10, 2014
1. 1804 New Hope Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized from Union by Rev. Lewis Mayers, New Hope was Bulloch’s second Methodist Church. 1804 trustees were David Kennedy, Josiah Everette, Jarvis Jackson, Burrell Whittington and William M. Kennedy: other leaders were Joseph Hodges, Eli Kennedy and Lydia Anciaux. Burke and Ohoopee Circuit records, oldest in South Georgia, were kept by these leaders. In 1806 William McGee Kennedy entered the itineracy; later William McCall Kennedy, F.M. Kennedy and H.A. Hodges. Leadership at home and in the connectional church distinguishes New Hope, preparing for her third century.
 
Erected 1998 by South Georgia Conference, The United Methodist Church. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Location. 32° 29.082′ N, 81° 37.152′ W. Marker is in Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is on Old River Road (Georgia Route 24) 0.1 miles east of Burkhalter Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9623 Georgia Highway 24, Statesboro, GA 30461, Statesboro GA 30461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Confederate Line (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 6 miles away);
1804 New Hope Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 10, 2014
2. 1804 New Hope Methodist Church Marker
Looking east on Georgia Highway 24 (Old River Road)
Old Savannah Road (approx. 7.4 miles away); Union Meeting House (approx. 7.4 miles away); Brooklet, Georgia (approx. 7.7 miles away); Statesboro High School (approx. 8.8 miles away); Louisville Road (approx. 8.9 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
1804 New Hope Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 10, 2014
3. 1804 New Hope Methodist Church Marker
Looking west on Georgia Highway 24 (Old River Road),the church cemetery is visible across the road.
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By David Seibert, April 10, 2014
4. 1804 New Hope Methodist Church
1804 New Hope Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 10, 2014
5. 1804 New Hope Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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