Historic Markers Across Georgia



Lottie Moon



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Location: directly across from Roselawn on Cherokee Street in Cartersville, GA .
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 09.925    W 084° 48.213
  34.16541666    -84.80355
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMCGBC
Lottie Moon Marker  



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Lottie Moon
Dec 12,1840 - Dec 24 1912


Charlotte Diggs (Lottie) Moon Southern Baptist missionary to China, made public her calling to mission service in Feb 1873 while a member of Cartersville Baptist Church located on this site.

Lottie Moon, school teacher and principal of Cartersville Female Academy, left in the fall of 1873 to pursue foreign mission service in China until death in 1912. Community leader; pastor's assistant; gifted educator; promoter of world missions; initiator of the annual Christmas offering for foreign missions, later named in her honor; influential in Woman's Missionary Union, SBC: pioneer of provisions for single women in missions, committed evangelist, devoted minister of the Gospel.

Erected by the Historical Commission Georgia Baptist Convention, 1991.




Lottie Moon
Photo by Ken Moser



 

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