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Crawford in Russell County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shiloh Baptist Church

 
 
Shiloh Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 12, 2012
1. Shiloh Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Shiloh Baptist Church was constituted on March 27, 1852. Shortly thereafter, a house of worship was erected on what is now the present church site. The earliest marked grave in the church cemetery bears the date of 1854. A new building was constructed in 1876 and is currently being used for Sunday school rooms and a fellowship hall. At that time, the church was situated on the east side of the road. In 1947 the building was renovated and the entry was changed to face the west side of Russell County 21, which had been re-routed. Classrooms were added in 1948 and the brick sanctuary was completed and dedicated on March 22, 1970.
 
Erected 1990 by Alabama Georgia The Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Shiloh Baptist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 26.495′ N, 85° 17.538′ W. Marker is in Crawford, Alabama, in Russell County. Marker is on S. Herring Road (County Route 21), on the right. Located .1 mile south of US 80 / State Route 8. Touch for map
The Shiloh Baptist Church Marker, just off US 80 , seen in background, along County Road 21 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 12, 2012
2. The Shiloh Baptist Church Marker, just off US 80 , seen in background, along County Road 21
. Marker is in this post office area: Opelika AL 36804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crockettsville (approx. 6.1 miles away); Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Uchee Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 6˝ miles away); Uchee / Good Hope Baptist Church, Uchee (approx. 7.3 miles away); St. Peter A.M.E. Church Cemetery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Salem, Alabama (approx. 11.3 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 11.4 miles away); John Bacon McDonald (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawford.
 
The Shiloh Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 12, 2012
3. The Shiloh Baptist Church and Marker
The Shiloh Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 12, 2012
4. The Shiloh Baptist Church and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2012. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on August 8, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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