Canaan Baptist Church

Canaan Baptist Church (HMOVL)

Location: Bessemer, AL 35022 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 20.469', W 86° 55.522'

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Jefferson County's Oldest Baptist Church

Organized 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.
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HM NumberHMOVL
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Year Placed1968
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 506944 N 3689110
Decimal Degrees33.34115000, -86.92536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 20.469', W 86° 55.522'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 20' 28.14" N, 86° 55' 31.32" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2529-2543 Co Rd 52, Bessemer AL 35022, US
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