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Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, January 10, 2005
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — 014-9 — Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church about 4 miles Southwest of here, was constituted November 29, 1834. The charter members included: William T. Rushing, his wife, Belinda; Asa Geiger, his wife, Nancy; William Jones, his wife, Elizabeth; James . . . — Map (db m14747) HM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — 014-1 — Brooks County
This county created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 11, 1858, is named for Preston Smith Brooks, zealous defender of States Rights. Born in S.C. Aug. 6, 1819, Brooks served in the Mexican War & in Congress. He died June 27, 1857. The first County . . . — Map (db m26977) HM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — Brooks County Veterans Monument
Brooks County Veterans They All Gave Some Gave All — Map (db m102343) WM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — 14-1 — Civil War Slave Conspiracy
In August 1864, during the American Civil War, four men were executed in Brooks County, Georgia, for conspiring to plot a slave insurrection. The conspirators – led by a local white man, John Vickery, and three slaves named Nelson, George, and . . . — Map (db m40368) HM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — 014-5 — Old Coffee Road<–––– ––––>
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this area, crossed here, leading southwestward from the Ocmulgee River via today´s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was opened by . . . — Map (db m14763) HM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — Our Confederate Dead
Our Confederate Dead Erected By The Ladies Memorial Association 1878 ( back ) Brothers Rest In Peace. — Map (db m102344) WM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — Quitman Veterans Memorial
To Those Who Gave Much. To Those Who Gave All Quitman and Brooks County Dedicates This Memorial November 11, 1921 Erected by Quitman Chapter United Daughters of The Confederacy 1st Lt. Wilbur Oglesby Privates Arthur Culpepper · . . . — Map (db m102345) WM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — 014-2 — West End Cemetery
In this cemetery, during the last year of the War Between the States, a number of Confederate soldiers, 17 of them unknown, were buried. Memorial services for these soldiers were held as early as 1869. In 1871, on Memorial Day, April 26, a group of . . . — Map (db m26978) HM

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