Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Congregational First Baptist Church

 
 
Congregational First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. Congregational First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  
Organized in 1889 under the leadership of Rev. J.W. Womack of Beggs, Oklahoma. Rev. and Mrs. Womack opened the first private "colored" school in Avoyelles Parish. Rev. A.L. Holmes was pastor of this church for 37 years.
 
Erected by City of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
 
Location. 31° 7.477′ N, 92° 3.724′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Legion Drive near North Preston Street (State Highway 452), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marksville "Colored" School Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Ghost Catholic School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holy Ghost Catholic Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
Holy Ghost Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); Auguste Voinche Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Marksville Masonic Lodge Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank Hotel Site (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Congregational First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
2. Congregational First Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2019.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=138654

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from purchases you make after using links to Amazon.com. Thank you.
Paid Advertisements
Feb. 23, 2024