Sardis Baptist Church, 1859, Chattoogaville

Sardis Baptist Church Antebellum Landmark Chattoogaville Lylerly GA Chattooga County Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing North Georgia USA 2014

This historic and still-active congregation dates to 1835. The present structure dates to 1859; it was restored in 1942. It’s near the community of Chattoogaville but has a Lyerly address.

National Register of Historic Places


Filed under --CHATTOOGA COUNTY GA--, Chattoogaville GA

3 responses to “Sardis Baptist Church, 1859, Chattoogaville

  1. Lynn Winters

    Are there two front doors? Why?

    • Lynn Pollard

      Back then, the women sat on one side of the church and the men sat on the other. They had their own entrances.

  2. Agnes Conway

    My Great Grandfather, Rev. Thaddeus Constantine Crawford was Pastor at Sardis Presbyterian Church for 38 years beginning in 1846 or 1847

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