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Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Loyal Baptist Church

 
 
Loyal Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Loyal Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. The Loyal Street Baptist Church congregation, which was organized between 1865 and 1866 on Old Hospital-Dance Hill by former slaves, built its church here in 1870. Worship continued at this site until 1924 when the congregation moved to Holbrook Street. The name was then changed to Loyal Baptist Church.
 
Erected 1992 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q 5C.)
 
Location. 36° 35.158′ N, 79° 23.45′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker is on Loyal Street south of Lynn Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville VA 24541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prison Number 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Prison No. 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Monday (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Danville System (about 500 feet away); Danville Tobacco Warehouse and Residential District (about 600 feet away); The Worsham Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); 750 Main Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richmond & Danville Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Loyal Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Loyal Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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