— 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.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:23am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 563073 N 3581267|
|Decimal Degrees||32.36658333, -86.32956667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 21.995', W 86° 19.774'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 21' 59.70" N, 86° 19' 46.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 820-898 Hill St, Montgomery AL 36108, US|
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