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Eastanollee in Stephens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Eastanollee Baptist Church

 
 
Eastanollee Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, 1992
1. Eastanollee Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. One of the oldest churches in the Tugalo Baptist Assoc., this church was established in 1801 as Leatherwood Baptist Church on John Stonecypher property. Later, members moving to Habersham County established Leatherwood Baptist Church there. The members here continued meeting until Sept. 8, 1810 when it was constituted as Eastanollee Baptist Church with a membership of 118. Nacy Meeks was first pastor. Others were Francis Calloway, Lewis Ballard, Matthew Vandiver, John A. Davis, Barwick Chambers, David Simmons, John G. York, Marion Sewell, William Kelly, William Morton, T.G. Underwood, H.M. Barton, E.L. Sisk, Thomas Burgess, Jesse Brown, J.F. Goode, L.B. Norton, T.J. Stonecypher, J. Fulbright, W.W. Stowe, J.P. Denude, and S.E. Macomsom. The present building was dedicated in 1946 under the leadership of Ben F. Turner who was pastor from 1934 until 1959.
 
Erected by Eastanollee Baptist Church, sanctioned by the Stephens County Historical Society.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 31.308′ N, 83° 14.537′ W. Marker was in Eastanollee, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker was at the intersection of Georgia Route 17 and Scott Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route
Eastanollee Baptist Church Marker Post image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
2. Eastanollee Baptist Church Marker Post
17. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Eastanollee GA 30538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Stephens County High School ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Red Hollow Road ( approx. 4.2 miles away); Tugalo Baptist Church and Cemetery ( approx. 5.9 miles away); Paul Anderson ( approx. 5.9 miles away); Old Tugaloo Town ( approx. 5.9 miles away); Paul Anderson Memorial Park ( approx. 6 miles away); Jarrett Manor ( approx. 6 miles away); Traveler's Rest ( approx. 6 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Marker for the Leatherwood Baptist Church, mentioned on this marker.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.
 
Eastanollee Baptist Church Marker Post image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
3. Eastanollee Baptist Church Marker Post
Eastanollee Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
4. Eastanollee Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,203 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on August 23, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on December 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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