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Brusly in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

 
 
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
1. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.
Established 1865
Oldest African-American Baptist Church in West Baton Rouge Parish. Luke Billups, Sr. a native of Virginia, built the church and served as first pastor. The community “Lukeville” grew from property he purchased in 1867. A strong tradition of community support is evident to this day among residents. A vibrant church congregation worships at Antioch Church continuing the traditions of its founder.
 
Erected by Antioch Church Family.
 
Location. 30° 22.811′ N, 91° 14.653′ W. Marker is in Brusly, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Billups Lane and Antioch Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2778 Billups Lane, Brusly LA 70719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Lukeville School (approx. mile away); Herbert Osborn Dickerson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles P. Adams (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brusly, Louisiana (approx. 0.4 miles away); Open Sugar Kettles (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
2. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Molaisonville / St. James Square (approx. mile away); Original Brusly High School (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brusly.
 
Also see . . .  Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. (Submitted on August 9, 2015.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2015. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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