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John Wesley

 
 
John Wesley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 9, 2008
1. John Wesley Marker
Inscription.
On this spot, where stood the
first public building erected in
Georgia, John Wesley preached
his first sermon on American soil.
March 7, 1736 (OS)
Text- 1 Corinthians XIII
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This tablet commemorates the Bi-Centenary
of his birth, June 28,1903

 
Erected 1903.
 
Location. 32° 4.842′ N, 81° 5.478′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Bull St near Bay St., on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. On the West wall of the United States Customs House, Savannah. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Customhouse ( a few steps from this marker); Oglethorpe's House ( a few steps from this marker); The "John Randolph" ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Savannah ( within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah City Hall ( within shouting distance of this marker); Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. ( within shouting distance of this
John Wesley Marker, on the west wall of Customs House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. John Wesley Marker, on the west wall of Customs House
marker); Johnson Square ( within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah Historic District ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship,see other Wesley markers shown.
 
Also see . . .  From Wikipedia, John Wesley entry. Methodists, under Wesley's direction, became leaders in many social justice issues of the day (Submitted on December 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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John Wesley Marker (r), on Bull St., near Bay St. in Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. John Wesley Marker (r), on Bull St., near Bay St. in Savannah
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 52 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week February 24, 2013. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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