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Saint Marys in Camden County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 2, 2008
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Built by public subscription as a place of divine worship for inhabitants of St. Marys and its vicinity. Reverend Horace Southworth Pratt was ordained and installed as the first pastor by the Presbytery of Georgia in June, 1822.

Incorporated under the name of the Independent Presbyterian Church of St. Marys Dec. 20, 1828. On Dec. 5, 1832, the Independent Church was incorporated as the First Presbyterian Church of St. Marys in the Georgia Presbytery.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 020-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 30° 43.503′ N, 81° 32.86′ W. Marker is in Saint Marys, Georgia, in Camden County. Marker is on Osborne Street (Georgia Route 40) 0 miles north of West Conyers Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker, which faces on Osborne Street, is at the church, which faces on West Conyers Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Conyers Street, Saint Marys GA 31558, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Pump & Oak (within shouting distance of this marker);
First Presbyterian Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 10, 2013
2. First Presbyterian Church and Marker
George Washington Oak Tree Site (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Marys Methodist Church Established 1799-1800 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark-Berssant House (about 300 feet away); City of St. Marys (about 400 feet away); Spanish Occupation of Georgia (about 400 feet away); First Pecan Trees Grown Here About 1840 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point Peter (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker seen along Osborne Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 10, 2013
3. First Presbyterian Church Marker seen along Osborne Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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