This historic African-American church is located between Washington and Tignall.
It sits on a beautiful ridge near the site of Walnut Hill Academy (1788), one of the most prominent schools in Georgia in its time, on the plantation of the Reverend John Springer.
I didn’t spend much time in the cemetery, but wanted to share a couple of images.
Mrs. Weems-Cohen, one of nine children, was the daughter of James Walter Weems (10 August 1865-12 January 1919) and Hattie Robinson Weems (November 1873-12 August 1950).
An elephant statue adorns a recent gravesite.