Wayfare Primitive Baptist Church, Echols County

Constituted in 1841 as Cow Creek Church, near the site of a skirmish between Creek Indians and Georgia Militia [27 August 1837], Wayfare Primitive Baptist Church is the most historic congregation in Echols County. The location was originally in Ware County, then Clinch, before the creation of Echols County. Original members were: John Roberts, Sr., Edmund Mathis, Unity Mathis, Harvey Mizell, Rebecca Mizell, John T. Roberts, John Mathis, James Johnson, Simon A. Blackman, Azilpha Tomlinson, Harvey Matthews, Elizabeth Register and Rachael Howell.

Author: Brian Brown

Brian Brown is a documentary photographer, author, and historian who lives in Coastal Georgia.

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