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Near Alum Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, July 13, 2019
1. Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  On September 21, 1833, an arm of Upper Falls of Coal River Church met at the forks of Coal River. The group petitioned, May 1834, and on June 21, 1834, became a distinct church, Forks of Coal River Church, with 25 members. A log meeting house was built in 1855 and was replaced in 1895. Current building built in 1949.
 
Erected 2012 by the Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church and West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 17.211′ N, 81° 48.675′ W. Marker is near Alum Creek, West Virginia, in Lincoln County. Memorial is at the intersection of Childress Road (West Virginia Route 214) and Little Coal River road, on the right when traveling west on Childress Road. It is at the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2090 Childress Rd, Alum Creek WV 25003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alum Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bangor Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); Birkett Davenport Fry (approx. 6.3 miles away); George Washington
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By J. J. Prats, July 13, 2019
2. Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church and Marker
(approx. 6.6 miles away); Morgan Kitchen Museum (approx. 6.7 miles away); St. Albans Archeological Site (approx. 6.9 miles away); Indian Mound / Mounds-Earthworks (approx. 7 miles away); St. Albans Covered Bridge (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
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By J. J. Prats, July 13, 2019
3. Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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