Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Washington Presbyterian Church
The Georgia Presbytery was organized at a meeting of the South Carolina and Georgia Synod in Washington in 1821, and in 1826 the Synod met in the new church building. Many famous ministers have been pastors of the Washington Presbyterian Church, among them: the Rev. Alexander H. Webster, the Rev. S. J. Cassels, the Rev. Francis R. Goulding, the Rev. John Brown, the Rev. H.W. Petrie, the Rev. Nathan Hoyt, the Rev. J. K. S. Axson, and the Rev. Thomas Dunwoody. Alexander H. Stephens and Duncan C. Campbell were lifelong members of this church, as were many other distinguished men and women.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 157-21.)
Marker series. This marker is included Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.192′ N, 82° 44.128′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of East Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78) and East Liberty Street on East Robert Toombs Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 East Robert Toombs Avenue, Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Sarah Hillhouse (a few steps from this marker); Toombs-Anderson House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Episcopal Church of the Mediator (within shouting distance of this marker); Dyson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver S. Dyson House (about 400 feet away); Home of Robert Toombs (about 400 feet away); Tarver-Maynard House (about 500 feet away); Norris House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
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