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Historic Churches of Hancock County
Historic Churches of Hancock County

Do you know your Hancock County history?

Check out this list of rural, historic churches of Hancock County and the history behind Hancock County itself.

Powelton Baptist Church, featured on the Historic Rural Churches of Georgia, was where Mercer University's namesake, Jesse Mercer, later preached. His father, Silas, was the first Reverend there in 1786.

Originally known as Powell Creek Church, it's where the General Committee of the Georgia Baptists first organized in 1803, according to the Georgia Historical Society.

See more of the historical Hancock County churches.

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