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Near Blue Mountain in Tippah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Academy Baptist Church

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Academy Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  N.E. 3 mi. Organized by Rev. Dan. McKay, 1842. Rev. G. B. Waldrop, Benj. Collins, & Nat. Harbin were first officers. Here M. P. Lowrey was pastor while drafting plans for Blue Mt. College.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 34° 37.594′ N, 88° 58.522′ W. Marker is near Blue Mountain, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Marker is on County Highway 700 south of County Highway 725A, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Mountain MS 38610, 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. Antioch Colored School (approx. 1.2 miles away); First in Tippah County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Carpenters for Christmas (approx. 1.3 miles away); Antioch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Jessie Mauney (approx. 4.2 miles away); Southern Literary Festival (approx. 4.3 miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 4.3 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blue Mountain.
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Academy Baptist Church Marker
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
3. Academy Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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