Scotlandville in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church
A Community Church of Service
In 1917, Taylor M.E. Church was founded as the first Methodist church in Scotlandville (nee: Scotland) by twelve visionary African-American Methodists. In 1922, the name changed to Camphor Memorial M.E. Church. In 1968, its current name was established. The church serves the community with services, outreach ministry, and partners with churches and other organizations. Members of the church have been trailblazers and firsts in Government, Education, Medicine, Business and Politics.
Erected by Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion.
Location. 30° 31.565′ N, 91° 10.936′ W. Marker is in Scotlandville, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Scenic Highway near Teal Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Southern University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pinckney Benton Stewart PinchbackMississippi River (approx. one mile away); Scott's Bluff (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Southern University (approx. one mile away); Poplar Grove Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); James "Slim Harpo" Moore (approx. 3.1 miles away); Sunrise (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.