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Cartersville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Sam Jones’ Tabernacle

 
 
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By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
1. Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker
Inscription. For 20 years, thousands came annually to this site, attracted by the magnetic personality and forceful eloquence of Sam Jones, renowned Evangelist and Christian crusader.

Here he built, in 1886, at his own expense, a large open-air structure, called “The Tabernacle,” for the inter-faith meetings begun in 1884.

Until his death in 1906, he held services here each September, bringing to his hometown the co-workers who assisted him in the great revivals he held throughout the country.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-12B.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 9.794′ N, 84° 48.289′ W. Marker is in Cartersville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and School Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Sam P Jones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bartow County (approx. half a mile away); Private First Class Jerry Wayne Gentry
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By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
2. Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Friendship Monument (approx. half a mile away); Tribute on Monument / 38 Names on Monument (approx. half a mile away); God Bless America (approx. half a mile away); Old Bartow County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Amos T. Akerman (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
 
Also see . . .  Sam Jones (1847-1906). The New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on February 28, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
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Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
3. Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker
Looking northeast at the intersection of West Main Street (foreground) and School Street, extending left
Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
4. Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker
Looking northwest, with the Cartersville Library in he background
Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
5. Site of Sam Jonesí Tabernacle Marker
Looking east on West Main Street, toward downtown Cartersville
Samuel Porter Jones image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
6. Samuel Porter Jones
Photo from Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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