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Rev. Thomas Milton Allen

 
 
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By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
1. Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker
Inscription.  Prominent minister who was born a slave 1833. He was a charter member of Zion Baptist at its founding in 1866 and its second pastor (1869-1885). In 1885 he organized Cole St. & later Pleasant Grove and Whitlock Avenue Baptist Churches. In 1890 formed first Asso. for black churches. (As a slave named "Allen" was baptized in 1858.)
 
Erected by The City of Marietta.
 
Location. 33° 56.712′ N, 84° 32.864′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on West Atlanta Road SE 0.2 miles north of Cemetery Street SE, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located in the Old Marietta City Cemetery, in the northeastern section. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lady in Black (within shouting distance of this marker); This Little Cannon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Root (about 400 feet away); Rest well, Miss Mattie (about 400 feet away); S. V. Sanford (about
Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. Rev. Thomas Milton Allen Marker
400 feet away); Marietta Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 400 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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