“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Opelika in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

Shady Grove Christian Church

Shady Grove Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2014
1. Shady Grove Christian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized November 15, 1846, as the Church of Christ at Shady Grove, under the New Covenant of 2nd Corinthians, 3rd chapter, agreeing to believe all the New Testament teaches, and to obey all its injunctions to the best of their capacity and submit to the Laws of Jesus Christ, the Head of the Church in all things. Signed by 51 charter members, William P. Allen, as moderator and D. G. Reeves as clerk. The sanctuary was built circa 1890. Circa 1910, a baptistery was constructed across the road; water being supplied from a nearby spring.
Erected 1996 by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Shady Grove Christian Church.
Location. 32° 41.612′ N, 85° 17.651′ W. Marker is near Opelika, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker is on Lee Road (County Road 177) 0.1 miles north of West Point Parkway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2194 Lee Road 177, Opelika AL 36804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bean's Mill (approx. 1½ miles away); Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid / Pat Garrett, "The Man Who Shot Billy the Kid" (approx. 3.7 miles away); Top Rock Millstone
Shady Grove Christian Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2014
2. Shady Grove Christian Church
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Salem Shotwell Covered Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); Thompson Chapel (approx. 5.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Lieutenant Colonel Dallas B. Smith (approx. 5.9 miles away); Rosseau's Raid to East Alabama (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Opelika.
Categories. Churches & Religion
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on July 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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