The real story behind Burnt Church is rooted more in history. The area was known as the Tallokas District of South Georgia and was home to native Indians, according to the Lakeland-Lanier Chamber of Commerce website. Union Primitive Baptist Church was one of the first churches constituted in the area and was formed in October 1825.

The real story behind Burnt Church is rooted more in history. The area was known as the Tallokas District of South Georgia and was home to native Indians, according to the Lakeland-Lanier Chamber of Commerce website. Union Primitive Baptist Church was one of the first churches constituted in the area and was formed in October 1825.