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Creation Date

7-5-2009

Building Name

St Cyprians Episcopal Church

Description

St Cyprians Episcopal Marker Darien GA.

The text on the marker reads as :

" Saint Cyprian´s Episcopal Church in Darien was built ´for the Colored People of McIntosh County,´ through the efforts of the Rev. James Wentworth Leigh, D.D., F.S.A., Dean of Hereford, England. It was named for the martyred African Bishop.

Contributions toward the building of the church edifice were received from England, Philadelphia and from local citizens. Members of the congregation led by the Senior Warden, Lewis Jackson, gave devotedly of their time and labor.

Saint Cyprian´s church edifice was consecrated Sunday April 30, 1876, by the Rt. Rev. John W. Beckwith, Bishop of Georgia, and placed under the guardianship of Saint Andrew´s Episcopal Church in Darien, of which the Rev. Robert Clute was then Rector."

Georgia Historical Commission 1957

Latitude, Longitude

31.36691111, -81.43202222

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; St Cyprians Episcopal Marker; St Cyprians Episcopal Church; Colored people; McIntosh County (Ga.); Historical marker --- Georgia --- Darien.

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