Powelton Baptist Church, Powelton, Georgia

July 1st, 1986
June 29, 1822, the first general association of Georgia's various Baptist communities organized at Powelton Baptist Church in Hancock County. Initially called the General Baptist Association and later called the Baptist Convention for the State of Georgia, this organization served as an important foundation for the Southern Baptist Convention, which formed in Augusta in 1845. Renamed the Georgia Baptist Convention in 1919, this organization still operates as the state's primary convention for Georgia's 1.2 million Southern Baptists. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1542 Keyword: church, chapel, baptisteries, sketch, drawing, rendering, elevation
1980s (1980 - 1989)