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Gerrardstown in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mill Creek Baptist Church
 
Mill Creek Baptist Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Samuel Dalton, December 20, 2008
1. Mill Creek Baptist Church Marker
A nearby property owner claimed the site was actually on his property, not where the marker existed. He said he built a shed on the footers of a building many years ago. If his claim is true, the marker was probably placed where it is because of aesthetic considerations.
 
Inscription.
Site of
Mill Creek Baptist Church
Organized prior to 1742
Grand-parent of
First Baptist Church
Martinsburg, West Va.

 
Erected by First Baptist Church of Martinsburg, WV.
 
Location. 39° 22.139′ N, 78° 5.773′ W. Marker is in Gerrardstown, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Baptist Church Alley 0.1 miles south of Geraldstown Road (West Virginia Highway 51). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gerrardstown WV 25420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gerard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gerrardstown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan Cabin (approx. 2.6 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Col. Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.3 miles away); Morgan Morgan (approx. 3.3 miles away); "Morgan Acres" (approx. 3.3 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gerrardstown.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,582 times since then. Last updated on December 21, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. Photo   1. submitted on December 20, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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