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Madison in Madison County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church

The first Baptist church of Madison

 
 
Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, March 9, 2009
1. Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Begun here for God's glory in 1835, the church was named Madison Baptist Church in 1854 and received its present name in 1922. Founders were Abraham Moseley and R.J. Mays. Early pastors were B. Fiddler, W.B. Cooper, H.Z. Ardis, and first deacon Elisha Smith. The Florida Baptist Convention formed the State Board of Missions here December, 1880. Members were S.B.Thomas, Sr., J.M. Beggs, B.F. Wardlaw, C.W. Stephens, J.F.B. Mays, W.W. Hall, C.V. Waugh, T.E. Langley and W.N. Chaudoin, Secretary.
 
Erected 1970 by The First Baptist Church of Madison and Department of State, Bureau of Historic Preservation. (Marker Number F-176.)
 
Location. 30° 28.156′ N, 83° 24.974′ W. Marker is in Madison, Florida, in Madison County. Marker is on West Base Street (U.S. 90), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison FL 32340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wardlaw-Smith House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary (about 300
Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, March 9, 2009
2. Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church
feet away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.T. Davis Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ellaville Post Office (approx. 0.6 miles away); Steam Engine of the Florida Manufacturing Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Concord Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 12.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
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