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Near Falkville in Morgan County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cedar Plains Christian Church

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
1. Cedar Plains Christian Church Marker
Inscription.  Cedar Plains Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) was the first congregation in Alabama - 1837 — of the first denomination formed on American soil-1832 — the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Originally meeting in homes, the first structure, a log cabin, was erected in 1849, serving the dual purpose as a church and school for early pioneers. The first frame structure was erected in 1884, refurbished in 1948, and destroyed by a tornado in 1955. The new structure was dedicated October 14, 1956.
 
Erected 2007 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 34° 21.885′ N, 86° 59.789′ W. Marker is near Falkville, Alabama, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Plains Road and Bramlett Road, on the left when traveling south on Cedar Plains Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 Cedar Plains Road, Falkville AL 35622, 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. McKendree Cemetery and the Massey Community / Charles Christopher Sheats 1839-1904
Cedar Plains Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
2. Cedar Plains Christian Church Marker
(approx. 1˝ miles away); The "Katy-Did" Crash (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battleground (approx. 4.2 miles away); Original Falkville Town Hall Building / Falkville Water Tower (approx. 5.1 miles away); Skirmish at Woodall's Bridge (approx. 5.4 miles away); Dave Albritton (approx. 5.9 miles away); City of Hartselle, Alabama / Hartselle Facts (approx. 6˝ miles away); Battle of Day’s Gap (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The history of Cedar Plains Christian Church. From the Hartselle Enquirer. Originally published July 10, 2017. (Submitted on November 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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