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

Macedonia Baptist Church

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Macedonia Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1850. Originally located near Old Blue Mountain Cemetery and moved here to the Deentown community in 1885. In the early 1900s and in 1975, the church was destroyed by tornadoes. The first pastor was Rev. Allen Godwin. Mark Lowery, former CSA General and founder of Blue Mountain Female Institute, also served as pastor.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 34° 41.971′ N, 89° 2.792′ W. Marker is near Blue Mountain, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Marker is on County Highway 804 0.8 miles east of County Highway 800, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 860 Co Rd 804, 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. Blue Mountain College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Southern Literary Festival (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dr. Jessie Mauney (approx. 2.3 miles away); Antioch (approx. 5.6 miles away); Carpenters for Christmas
Macedonia Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Macedonia Baptist Church Marker
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); First in Tippah County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Antioch Colored School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Tippah County (approx. 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 30 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.

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