Inverness in Citrus County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church
This church was first organized September 29, 1894 by Rev. A.L. Dutch, Deacon Arthur Bell, and the entire membership of Shialo Baptist Church from Stage Pond, Florida. Over the last 116 years, this congregation has been led by 16 different reverends, with the most recent term of Rev. Leroy Ed Jones from 1994 to the beginning of 2010. The present sanctuary was erected under the leadership of Rev. L.T. Thompson who served for 25 years between 1913-1938. Greater was added to the church name on September 3, 1938. On September 29, 1996, the church celebrated their 102nd anniversary (1894–1996). The church was in process of celebrating its 116th anniversary at the time of the plaque presentation.
Erected 2010 by City of Inverness.
Location. 28° 50.262′ N, 82° 19.729′ W. Marker is in Inverness, Florida, in Citrus County. Marker is at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and East Dampier Street, on the right when traveling north on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Click for map. The engraved metal marker is mounted on a post in front of the church, against the building just north of the main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, Inverness FL 34450, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The McLeod House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Citrus County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korea and Viet Nam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citrus County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I and World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Cooper (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Inverness.
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