Glen Allen in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mount Olive Baptist Church
This church, originally known Mount Olivet African Church of Baptist, was founded May 2, 1867. Its founding congregants, wanting their own church, moved from local North Run Baptist Church and began meeting on this 1.18 acres site.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is May 2, 1867.
Location. 37° 38.704′ N, 77° 28.083′ W. Marker is in Glen Allen, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Littleton Boulevard west of Mt Olive Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8775 Mt Olive Avenue, Glen Allen VA 23060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mount Olive Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yellow Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Anderson Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Saint Joseph’s Villa (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stuart’s Mortal Wound (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Yellow Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); a Stuart’s Mortal Wound (approx. 1.2 miles away); Virginia Estelle Randolph (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Allen.
Also see . . . Mount Olive Baptist Church. (Submitted on March 30, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2018, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2018, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.