Dedicated to the memory
of the soldiers of all wars
"Greater love hath no man than this, that
a man lay down his life for his friends."
St. John. . . . — — Map (db m172004) WM
William and Elizabeth King and their children James, John, Elizabeth, Jane,
Mary, Catherine and William after selling their land holdings in Ireland, were
among the first pioneers in this area, purchasing Section 24, June 4, 1834,
in the Six . . . — — Map (db m171990) HM
The Kings, a family of staunch Presbyterians, were active in the Underground
Railroad. From 1838 to the end of the Civil War, here, at the John King Farm,
a network of extended families operated an Underground Railroad Station.
Following the . . . — — Map (db m171987) HM
William King, a Presbyterian clergyman, of Scottish and
English ancestry, was born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
and died in Canada at the age of eighty-two. He is buried
in the Maple Leaf Cemetery at Chatham, Ontario, Canada.
The Old King . . . — — Map (db m171989) HM
St. John's Evangelical
Lutheran Church was the first
Lutheran Congregation to
serve the Swanton Area.
It was established in the year
1900 and a one room building
was soon constructed in 1901
to serve as a place of worship.
The congregation . . . — — Map (db m171980) HM
his 18 acre parcel is named in honor of Tom for being
instrumental in striving to restore native species (oaks)
to the area along with the cooperation of the Fulton
County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Tom was instrumental in the . . . — — Map (db m170888) HM