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Fayette in Jefferson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Salem Church

Cole's Creek

 
 
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July 7, 2017
1. Salem Church Marker
Inscription.  S. 4 mi. First Baptist church in Miss. Set up, 1791, in home of Margaret Stampley, with Richard Curtis, of S.C., as pastor. Here, 1806, first Miss. Baptist Assn. formed.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 39.399′ N, 91° 8.199′ W. Marker is in Fayette, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Marker is on U.S. 61 one mile from Stampley Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayette MS 39069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baptist Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Beginning of the First Baptist Church in Mississippi (within shouting distance of this marker); The Baptist Record (within shouting distance of this marker); Baptist Churches Constituted After Territory Acquired By U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); Organization of Baptist Churches in Mississippi
Salem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2017
2. Salem Church Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Conference Ministries (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Curtis, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayette.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2017.
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