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Rev. Thomas Milton Allen

 
 
Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
1. Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker
Inscription. Prominent minister who was born a slave 1833. He was a charter member of Zion Baptist at its founding in 1866 and its second pastor (1869-1885). In 1885 he organized Cole St. & later Pleasant Grove and Whitlock Avenue Baptist Churches. In 1890 formed first Asso. for black churches. (As a slave named "Allen" was baptized in 1858.)
 
Erected by The City of Marietta.
 
Location. 33° 56.712′ N, 84° 32.864′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on West Atlanta Road SE 0.2 miles north of Cemetery Street SE, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located in the Old Marietta City Cemetery, in the northeastern section. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lady in Black (within shouting distance of this marker); This Little Cannon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Root (about 400 feet away); Rest well, Miss Mattie (about 400 feet away); S. V. Sanford (about 400 feet away); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 400 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Slave Lot (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. African AmericansAntebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Notable Persons
 
Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker
 
 
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