Coker in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Coker Baptist Church
Erected 1995 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 22, 1820.
Location. 33° 14.655′ N, 87° 41.127′ W. Marker is in Coker, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Romulus Road and Louise Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14608 Romulus Road, Coker AL 35452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Coker Community Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Northport First United Methodist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Shirley Place (approx. 6.4 miles away); Stillman College (approx. 6.6 miles away); Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Home Guard Defended Covered Bridge / Bridging The Black Warrior River (approx. 6.8 miles away); The M & O Railroad Trestle (approx. 6.8 miles away); “The Indian Fires Are Going Out” (approx. 6.9 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker appears to have been purposely removed, it is leaning against the church behind a bush next to the marker mounting pole. Pole and marker are in good condition. Possibly removed due to change in name of the church from Coker Baptist Church to Valley Church.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.