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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

New Era Missionary Baptist Church

 
 
New Era Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 27, 2009
1. New Era Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized ca. 1886, this African American church is the oldest continuous congregation in Gautier. Twice destroyed by fire, the church was rebuilt at its present site in 1893. The New Era Missionary Baptist Church choir sang at the 1936 inauguration of Governor Hugh L. White in Jackson.
 
Erected 2007 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 30° 23.132′ N, 88° 37.243′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on U.S. 90, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 Highway 90, Gautier MS 39553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gautier School (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The Old Place (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill
New Era Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 27, 2009
2. New Era Missionary Baptist Church Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Creosote Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Twelve Oaks (approx. ¾ mile away); Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church (approx. 2½ miles away); City of Gautier (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
New Era Missionary Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 27, 2009
3. New Era Missionary Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,190 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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