Lakeland in Lanier County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Union Baptist Church
The original members were: William A. Knight, his wife, Sarah; Jonathan Knight, his wife, Elizabeth; Joshua Lee, his wife, Martha; James Patten, his wife, Elizabeth; Mary Knight; Josiah Sirmans, deacon.
The Rev. Matthew Albritton served the church as its first minister.
Erected 2000 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 086-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 1.589′ N, 83° 3.963′ W. Marker is in Lakeland, Georgia, in Lanier County. Marker is at the intersection of College Street and Burnt Church Road (Route 135), on the left when traveling south on College Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeland GA 31635, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Church Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Burnt Church (approx. one mile away); Lanier County (approx. 1.1 miles Home of Governor E. D. Rivers (approx. 1.7 miles away); Joshua Lee (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fender Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Court in Clinch County (approx. 11.4 miles away); Bethany Baptist Church (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Churches & Religion •
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