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Near Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847

 
 
Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 Marker
Inscription. In 1864, a road southward from Wooley´s Bridge (Etowah River) crossed the road near this point and ran to Van Wert (Rockmart) and Dallas.

This was the route of McPherson´s Army of the Tennessee (15th and 16th Corps.), [US] right wing of forces under Sherman moving from Kingston to the Dallas front, May 23, 24.

The church stood at the N.W. angle of the crossroads until another edifice was erected on site of the present structure, 3/4 mile eastward.
 
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 008-12A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 10.453′ N, 84° 58.759′ W. Marker is near Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Euharlee Road and Macedonia Road, on the right when traveling west on Euharlee Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Pioneers Cemetery ( approx. 3.2 miles away); Euharlee Creek Covered Bridge ( approx. 3.5 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead
Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 Marker and Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 Marker and Church
( approx. 4.3 miles away); Woolley's Bridge ( approx. 4.5 miles away); Milam's Bridge ( approx. 4.5 miles away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis ( approx. 4.6 miles away); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home ( approx. 4.6 miles away); Sherman’s March to the Sea ( approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,415 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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