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Glenfield Baptist Church

 
 
Glenfield Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. Glenfield Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1890 was the Baptist Church of Christ at the Valley during pastorate of W.P. Hutchinson. Renamed Glenfield Baptist Church in 1908. Moved to this site under Dr. Percy Ray in 1941. Sanctuary built in 1964; partially destroyed by tornado and rebuilt in 1984. One of founding churches of Union County Baptist Association.
 
Erected 1990 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionDisasters. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 34° 30.741′ N, 89° 2.35′ W. Marker is in New Albany, Mississippi, in Union County. Marker is on West Bankhead Street (Mississippi Route 178) east of Midway Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1032 West Bankhead Street, New Albany MS 38652, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stratford Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Albany, Mississippi (approx. 2 miles away); Mosley and Johnson
Glenfield Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
2. Glenfield Baptist Church
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Union County, Mississippi (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Faulkner (approx. 2.3 miles away); B.F. Ford School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Elder Roma Wilson & Rev. Leon Pinson (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ishtehotopah (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Albany.
 
Area view looking east on West Bankhead Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
3. Area view looking east on West Bankhead Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Aug. 12, 2022