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Near Green Cove Springs in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sharon Baptist Church

Organized November 15, 1885

 
 
Sharon Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 30, 2017
1. Sharon Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized by the Rev. James Hickey. Charter Members: Robert and Adeline Hogarth, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Tolar, Mrs. Sarah Smith, Mrs. Mahoney, Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Sullivant, and Mrs. Celia Weeks. Property for church given by T.H. and C.B. Hayden. Cemetery land by Allen W. and May Monroe, Sept. 9, 1886. East of the church in the heart of rural Sharon community were the Green/Melrose railroad station (1883-1899), and the post office (1884-1904).
 
Erected 1993 by Ethel Bradshaw Richards, Helen Milton Burney and Gladys Minton Eddy.
 
Location. 29° 54.444′ N, 81° 48.361′ W. Marker is near Green Cove Springs, Florida, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of Sharron Road and Sweet Moody Road, on the left when traveling east on Sharron Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5584 Sharron Road, Green Cove Springs FL 32043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Penney Farms 1927 (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Bellamy Road (approx. 7.4 miles away); Hickory Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); Old Clay County Courthouse (approx. 9.3
Sharon Baptist Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 30, 2017
2. Sharon Baptist Church and Cemetery
miles away); The Village Improvement Association Woman's Club (approx. 9.6 miles away); Green Cove Springs (approx. 9.8 miles away); Camp Chowenwaw (approx. 10.7 miles away); General Roy Stanley Geiger,United States Marine Corps (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Cove Springs.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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