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Near Notasulga in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

 
 
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 11, 2020
1. Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest Identified Grave Site: 1881.
Grave sites include participants of the
U.S. Public Health Study of Syphilis in
Untreated Black Males, 1930-1972.

Designated State of Alabama Historic Site: 2006
 
Erected by Shiloh Community Restoration Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 32° 31.128′ N, 85° 40.887′ W. Marker is near Notasulga, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is on Alabama Route 81 south of Pistol Range Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Notasulga AL 36866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shiloh-Rosenwald School / Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church "The Tree" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church - Baptismal (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church - Church Privies (approx. 0.7 miles away);

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By Mark Hilton, June 11, 2020
2. Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery and marker
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Camp Watts (approx. 1.1 miles away); Birthplace of Zora Neale Hurston (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bethlehem (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Control Tower (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Notasulga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. (Submitted on June 11, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. (Submitted on June 11, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
3. The Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
Notices would be sent to subjects of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. They were instructed to meet at a central location to be picked up for testing. The Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church was one of these gathering locations. Located about 3700 feet north of the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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