“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Perry in Houston County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Perry United Methodist Church

-1826 -

Perry United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 13, 2007
1. Perry United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized as part of the South Carolina Conference in 1826, this church by 1830 was head of the Perry Circuit in the newly formed Georgia Conference and after 1866 in the South Georgia Conference. By 1922 Perry had become a station church. Its Sunday School, organized 1828, has been continuous. Both the South Georgia Conference and Perry WOMANS´S MISSIONARY SOCIETIES were organized December 15, 1879 during the 13th session of the South Georgia Annual Conference meeting in this sanctuary. Perry Ct. and Perry have given to ministry: 33 preachers, 2 deaconesses and 2 foreign missionaries in 154 years.
Erected by South Georgia Conference Commission on Archives and History.
Location. 32° 27.531′ N, 83° 43.889′ W. Marker is in Perry, Georgia, in Houston County. Marker is at the intersection of Carroll Street and Meeting Street, on the right when traveling east on Carroll Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry GA 31069, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Perry Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor John Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. 11.2 miles away); Peach County (approx. 11.2 miles away); James A. Everett (approx. 11.3 miles away); Thaddeus Oliver (was approx. 11˝ miles away but has been reported missing. ); Confederate Dead (approx. 11.6 miles away); Boeing B-1B Lancer (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry.
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches & Religion
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