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Gerrardstown in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)

Mill Creek Baptist Church

Mill Creek Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Samuel Dalton, December 20, 2008
1. Mill Creek Baptist Church Marker
A nearby property owner claimed the site was actually on his property, not where the marker existed. He said he built a shed on the footers of a building many years ago. If his claim is true, the marker was probably placed where it is because of aesthetic considerations.
Site of
Mill Creek Baptist Church
Organized prior to 1742
Grand-parent of
First Baptist Church
Martinsburg, West Va.

Erected by First Baptist Church of Martinsburg, WV.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
Location. 39° 22.139′ N, 78° 5.773′ W. Marker is in Gerrardstown, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Baptist Church Alley, 0.1 miles south of Geraldstown Road (West Virginia Highway 51). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gerrardstown WV 25420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gerard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Malin-Wilson-Gray House (about 700 feet away); Gerrardstown Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Gerrardstown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan Cabin (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cool Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Zacquill Morgan House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gerrardstown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,538 times since then and 121 times this year. Last updated on December 21, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. Photo   1. submitted on December 20, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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