Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
Erected 2013 by Prayers By Faith Ministries and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-784.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1896.
Location. 29° 39.334′ N, 82° 19.709′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwest 5th Avenue and Northwest 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Northwest 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Northwest 4th Street, Gainesville FL 32601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gainesville's Railroads / Past Railroads of Gainesville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Great Endurance Run" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Josiah T. Walls (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chestnut Funeral Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roper Park / Old City Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alachula County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lynching in America / Reconstruction-Era Lynchings in Gainesville (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
Regarding Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Church congregation has moved to 2505 NE 8th Ave
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.