Crawfordville Baptist Church, 1889

Crawfordville GA Baptist Church Taliaferro County Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2014

Founded in 1802 by Reverends Jesse Mercer and James Matthews, this was the first Protestant church in the region. Known widely for its liberality, the congregation was the setting of many fiery political debates. It’s hard to imagine any Baptist church today being so liberal.

Crawfordville Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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