Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church

Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church

Bryan Neck Presbyterian ChurchYear Erected: 2001

Marker Text: This church, the oldest congregation in lower Bryan County, was certified by the Presbytery of Georgia in 1830. Its founders included rice planters on Bryan Neck, among them Thomas Savage Clay, Richard James Arnold,and George Washington McAllister. The first meeting house was constructed in 1839 three miles north of this site on the Bryan Neck Road. The current sanctuary, the oldest public building in Bryan County, was built in 1885 after the first building burned. The cemetery, known as Burnt Church Cemetery, remains at the original site and includes the graves of the church’s prominent early members.

Tips for Finding This Marker: In front of Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church on Belfast-Keller Road in Keller.