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Long Beach in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church

Organized 1895

 
 
Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 23, 2018
1. Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Rev. Dan Travis organizing pastor. First church erected in 1895 (Rev. W. H. Walker, pastor) served as both church and school for this community. After storm damage a second church was erected in 1927, School continued in church until 1928 when City built school on adjoining property. Third church erected 1938 (Rev. A. E. Sims, pastor). Choir rooms and baptistery added 1947. Gulf Coast Sunday School and BTU Congress organized here 1959. Fourth church erected 1966 on site of former school (Dr. Jessie L. Trotter, Sr., pastor). Desegregation plans for Long Beach Public Schools initiated in church annex in 1965.
 
Erected 2002 by Long Beach Historical Society and Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 30° 20.76′ N, 89° 10.342′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on Church Street, 0.1 miles North Lang Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 306 Church Street, Long Beach MS 39560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boggsdale (approx. 0.6 miles away); United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); War Memorial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Long Beach World War II Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Early Bank and Post Office (approx. 1.3 miles away); Long Beach Schools (approx. 1.3 miles away); City of Long Beach Centennial 1905-2005 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hurricane Katrina / Storm Recovery (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 23, 2018
2. Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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