First Great Awakening


Y/M/D Description Place
1737/00/00 "A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God in the Conversion of Many Hundred Souls in Northampton" by Church of Christ pastor Jonathan Edwards is published in England First Churches of Northampton, Northampton, MA
1740/00/00 Along with other prominent men of the Beaufort District visiting George Whitefield in Savanah, GA, Jonathan Bryant makes a personal confession of sin to Whitefield.
1740/00/00 George Whitefield preaches in The First Church. First Churches of Northampton, Northampton, MA
1740/03/25 Construction begins on the Bethesda Home for Boys, an orphanage established by George Whitefield. Bethesda Home for Boys, Savannah
1741/00/00 New Society Room which is built in 1741 for George Whitefield and John Cennick. Whitfield's Tabernacle, Kingswood
1741/07/08 Jonathan Edwards preaches his "SINNERS IN THE HANDS OF AN ANGRY GOD" sermon at the Second Meeting House of the First Church of Christ, Enfield. Built 1704, used for worship till 1775 (demolished, marker at 1370 Enfield St) Enfield Historic District, Enfield
1743/05/20 Whitefield converts Hugh Bryant, Jonathan Bryant, Will Gilbert, Robert Ogle and Stephan Bull Jr break away from St Helena Church in Beaufort to establish a new meeting house (lost) on the Pocotaligo River, south of Yemassee. The Parish Church of St Helena, Beaufort, Beaufort, SC
1743/06/00 Hugh Bryant, Jonathan Bryant and other Whitefield converts from the St Helena Church in Beaufort build the Stoney Creek meeting house (lost) on the King's Highway at the Pocotaligo River, south of Yemassee. Stoney Creek Independent Presbyterian Chapel of Prince William Parish, Yemassee, SC
1744/00/00 Brothers, Hugh Bryant and Jonathan Bryant, initiate evangelical missions to convert the enslaved Africans of the Beaufort District to Christianity. Beaufort County, SC,
1744/00/00 Rev George Whitefield preaches at the Old White Meeting House. Old White Meeting House Ruins and Cemetery, Summerville

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