Historic Markers Across Georgia

Bethany Baptist Church

Marker ID: GHM 032-4
Location: Ga 122 3.4 miles east of Ga. 168 intersection, left on Arabia Church Rd. (sand road), left fork for approx. 1/2 mile
County: Clinch
Coordinates: N 31° 6.642    W 082° 53.19
  31.1107    -82.8865
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMBRYT
Bethany Baptist Church  Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


Bethany Primitive Baptist Church was initiated as an arm of Union Church in 1841, and was formally constituted in May, 1847.

In the cemetery adjoining the church, on the high bluff of Arabia Bay, are buried many of the pioneers of this section, among them, William Smith, a Revolutionary soldier.

GHM 022-4 Georgia Historical Commission 1953

Bethany Baptist Church
Bethany Baptist Church
Photo by Ken Moser