Wheelers Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Wheelers Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

1024 Wheelers Church Road
Gordonton, Person County, North Carolina, 27541 USA
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The church was formerly known as Wheeleys Meeting House and was organized in 1791. The cemetery and church sits at a small rural cross roads that is known to most locals as Wheelers. The church was immortalized in photographs by acclaimed Depression era photographer Dorothea Lange in July 1939 as part of the Farm Service Administration. The west northwestern part of the cemetery is the oldest part and contains many unmarked graves. Wheelers convenes services only on the second Sunday of each month. Traditionally Primitive Baptist only meet once a month.


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GPS Coordinates: 36.26708, -79.1212

  • Added: 13 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1985858