Elizabethtown in Hardin County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Elizabethtown First Baptist Church
Constituted July 19, 1806
Erected by The Historical Society of the Illinois Baptist State Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 19, 1806.
Location. 37° 26.837′ N, 88° 18.417′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Illinois, in Hardin County. Marker is on Market Street west of Locust Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted on the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2527 1st St, Elizabethtown IL 62931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fluorite Mining (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mine It, Mill It, Ship It (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rosiclare: The Fluorite Center of Hardin County, the United States and the World (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Ohio River Scenic Byway (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fueling The Furnace A Community Comes Alive (approx. 3.8 miles away); Illinois Iron Furnace (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Cave (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
Regarding The Elizabethtown First Baptist Church. The First Baptist Church of Elizabethtown is still active as of August 2020, and is probably the oldest active Protestant church in Illinois.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.