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Near Midway in Barbour County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Batesville Church - 1837

 
 
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By James L.Whitman, December 27, 2020
1. Batesville Church-1837 Marker
Inscription.  Robert Martin bought 1200 acres of land from the U.S. Government. He set aside eight acres to build a church for the community. This building has been used almost constantly since 1837. At times it was a Methodist Church; at times Baptist. It is now non-denominational. All Christians are welcome.

Joshua 24:15 "But as for me and my house we will serve the Lord".
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 0.464′ N, 85° 18.555′ W. Marker is near Midway, Alabama, in Barbour County. Marker is on Woody Johnson Road east of County Road 79, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway AL 36053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Browder / 15th Alabama Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Providence Methodist Church & Schoolhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Election Riot of 1874 (approx. 4.6 miles away); Spring Hill United Methodist Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Eufaula-Montgomery Roadway (approx. 6.3

Batesville Church-1837 Marker image. Click for full size.
By James L.Whitman, September 12, 2020
2. Batesville Church-1837 Marker
miles away); Ramah Baptist Church & Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away); May 28th Celebration Battle and Antioch Communities (approx. 10.2 miles away); Glennville (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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