Jefferson County's Oldest Baptist ChurchOrganized September 5, 1818 in home of Isaac Brown 3 miles west of Elyton. Met in homes and schoolhouse near Old Jonesboro until 1824. First building erected on site now the 14th Street entrance to Cedar Hill cemetery. Canaan Association (now Birmingham Baptist Association) was organized there in 1833. Hosea Holcombe, pioneer preacher and historian was pastor 1822-41. The congregation has worshipped at this present location since 1856.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 506944 N 3689110|
|Decimal Degrees||33.34115000, -86.92536667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 20.469', W 86° 55.522'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 20' 28.14" N, 86° 55' 31.32" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2529-2543 Co Rd 52, Bessemer AL 35022, US|
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