Near Blue Mountain in Tippah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
— First Black Church —
Rebuilt Dec. 25, 1964
Rev. J.R. McDonald, Pastor
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is December 25, 1964.
Location. 34° 38.718′ N, 88° 58.438′ W. Marker is near Blue Mountain, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Marker is on County Highway 700, 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carpenters for Christmas (a few steps from this marker); First in Tippah County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Antioch Colored School (about 300 feet away); Academy Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Jessie Mauney (approx. 3˝ miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 3.6 miles away); Southern Literary Festival (approx. 3.6 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blue Mountain.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.