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Macon in Noxubee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Baptist Church

 
 
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized June 20, 1835, with nine charter members. This building, dedicated Dec. 19, 1909, is the third to be occupied by this church. Basement of second church used as a military hospital, 1861-65.
 
Erected 1981 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 6.546′ N, 88° 33.704′ W. Marker is in Macon, Mississippi, in Noxubee County. Marker is at the intersection of Lawrence Street and West North Street, on the right when traveling south on Lawrence Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 373 Lawrence Street, Macon MS 39341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Prairie Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macon Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Noxubee County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noxubee County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court Term of Noxubee County (approx.
First Baptist Church and the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. First Baptist Church and the marker.
mile away); Calhoun Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dancing Rabbit Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); Allen-Morgan Place (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil
 
View from marker of Lawrence St and W North St intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
3. View from marker of Lawrence St and W North St intersection.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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