“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Perry, Georgia Historical Markers

Governor John Houston Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, September 15, 2012
Governor John Houston Marker
Georgia (Houston County), Perry — 76-1 — Governor John Houston
Born near Waynesboro in 1744, Houston was the son of Sir Patrick Houston and Priscilla Dunbar. He was elected in 1775 to represent Georgia at the Continental Congress and served on Georgia’s Council of Safety, which in January 1776 issued the arrest . . . — Map (db m15068) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Perry — Perry Methodist ChurchOrganized 1826
The first edifice was erected in 1827 on site which is now Evergreen Cemetery. The second building was located in 1846 on the front half of this square and faced Washington St. The present sanctuary was built in 1860 - 61 when other half of square . . . — Map (db m23092) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Perry — Perry United Methodist Church-1826 -
Organized as part of the South Carolina Conference in 1826, this church by 1830 was head of the Perry Circuit in the newly formed Georgia Conference and after 1866 in the South Georgia Conference. By 1922 Perry had become a station church. Its . . . — Map (db m23091) HM

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