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Statesboro in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

1790 Union Meeting House

 
 
1790 Union Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 11, 2014
1. 1790 Union Meeting House Marker
Inscription. In 1790, John Crawford and Phillip Mathews, Burke Circuit preachers, organized a Methodist Society in the home of Joshua Hodges, Sr. In 1791, Union Meeting House became a frequent entry in Circuit records. In 1794, Union Trustees obtained from Screven Land Court a warrant for 100 acres, granted by State in 1824 to Nathaniel Hodges. In 1880, Union, New Hope and Eureka provided an early rural parsonage. By 1890, Union had helped found eight other churches. In 1990, Union United Methodist Church built a fellowship Hall beside the 1884 frame church beginning the third century of continuous service.
 
Erected 1990 by South Georgia Conference United Methodist Church. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Location. 32° 34.61′ N, 81° 46.034′ W. Marker is in Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is at the intersection of Old River Road N, also Clito Road (County Route 474) and Unnamed unpaved farm road, on the left when traveling west on Old River Road N, also Clito Road. Touch for map. The marker is three miles west of the intersection of US Highway 301 and Old River Road N, also known as Clito Road. (It is also the Old Savannah Road.) The location is approximately 1.5 miles west of Old River Road N intersection
1790 Union Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 11, 2014
2. 1790 Union Meeting House Marker
with W. C. Hodges Road, County Road 31. Marker is in this post office area: Statesboro GA 30458, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Meeting House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Old Savannah Road (approx. 3.4 miles away); Louisville Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cooperville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rigdon’s Mill / The Rigdon Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 6.8 miles away); First County Seat (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
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1790 Union Meeting House Marker with the church in the distance. image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 11, 2014
3. 1790 Union Meeting House Marker with the church in the distance.
1790 Union Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 11, 2014
4. 1790 Union Meeting House
This building dates from 1884.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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