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Germantown in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Germantown Baptist Church

 
 
Germantown Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 5, 2014
1. Germantown Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized circa 1836 as New Hope Baptist Church. Ground given in 1841 by Wilks Brooks, whose family was active in life of the Church for many years. Original building was burned in 1862 when Federal forces had command of community. Present building was constructed at same location in 1870.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 5.31′ N, 89° 48.634′ W. Marker was in Germantown, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker was on South Germantown Road just north of North Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 2216 S Germantown Rd, Germantown TN 38138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Confederate Germantown (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Comes to Germantown (about 600 feet away); Germantown, Tennessee (about 600 feet away); Germantown Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Fortunate Survivor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Neshoba Junior High School
Germantown Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 5, 2014
2. Germantown Baptist Church Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Oaklawn Garden (approx. ¾ mile away); John Gray Historic House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
 
Germantown Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 5, 2014
3. Germantown Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2014, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 438 times since then. Last updated on December 17, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2014, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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