Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Mt. Horeb M.B. Church
Established in 1868 by six former slaves, Mt. Horeb Missionary Baptist Church completed the first African- American church building in Greenville in 1868. An important part of this city's religious life for over a century, Mt. Horeb was originally located on Levee Street but moved to this site ca. 1909. The present structure was built in 1971
Erected 1993 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 33° 24.909′ N, 91° 3.322′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is on Nelson Street west of North Broadway Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 538 Nelson St, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Matthew's A. M. E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Blanton Theobald Park (approx. 0.2 Nelson Street (approx. ¼ mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Steve Azar (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stein Mart (approx. half a mile away); Hebrew Union Congregation (approx. half a mile away); St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.