Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch Baptist Church (HM1QIH)

Location: Tyler, TX 75706 Smith County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 29.29', W 95° 16.969'

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Records of the Smith County Baptist Association indicate that this congregation was established in 1851. Members held worship services in homes and in the local schoolhouse until they built their first sanctuary in 1857. Since the church had only part-time pastors, Sunday School classes and the Baptist Young People's Union met on Sundays even when a preacher could not be there. By 1936, Antioch had a half-time pastor. A new church building, completed in 1939, was enhanced by an education annex in 1953. Serving the rural Sand Flat community, Antioch Baptist Church continues to uphold the ideals and traditions of its founders.
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Marker Number12495
Year Placed2001
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 9:04am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 285501 N 3596843
Decimal Degrees32.48816667, -95.28281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 29.29', W 95° 16.969'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 29' 17.4" N, 95° 16' 58.14" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 391 County Rd 313 W, Tyler TX 75706, US
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