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Camden in Camden County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Shiloh Baptist Church

 
 
Shiloh Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 18, 2021
1. Shiloh Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Oldest Baptist church in N.C. Organized by Sept. 5, 1729, by Paul Palmer. The present chapel was erected here in 1849.
 
Erected 2016 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A88.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 36° 16.306′ N, 76° 4.896′ W. Marker is in Camden, North Carolina, in Camden County. Marker is on State Highway 343 just west of Hawkins Lane (County Road 1148), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 952 N Carolina Hwy 343 S, Shiloh NC 27974, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Reed (approx. 3 miles away); Indiantown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Isaac Gregory (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dempsey Burgess (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lemuel Sawyer (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Isaac Gregory (approx. 6.3 miles away); Locks of the Dismal Swamp Canal
Shiloh Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 18, 2021
2. Shiloh Baptist Church
(approx. 6˝ miles away); Camden County Jail (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Additional comments.
1. Location of the marker
Camden, North Carolina is a consolidated city-county and is considered a single municipality with the exception of the portion of Elizabeth City that lies within the county border. The rural communities are part of Camden.
    — Submitted January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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