Lilly Baptist Church

Lilly Baptist Church (HM1CJC)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36108 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 21.995', W 86° 19.774'

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"The Lilly"

— 820 Hill Street —

Lilly Baptist Church, established November, 1900 as a missionary church of Bethel Missionary Baptist. Originally located on St. Clair Street in a small frame building. Moved May 27, 1973, into new 1500-seat sanctuary at present location. Education Complex added April, 1985. Known as "The Lilly," church was active in Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56). Noted for its music, the church has seven choirs which recorded albums in 1974 and 1984. 500 members of congregation participated in nationally acclaimed movie, "Long Walk Home." "The Lilly" has played a significant role in Montgomery since its founding and continues to serve as a spiritual beacon to the community.
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HM NumberHM1CJC
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 563073 N 3581267
Decimal Degrees32.36658333, -86.32956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.995', W 86° 19.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 59.70" N, 86° 19' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 820-898 Hill St, Montgomery AL 36108, US
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