Prentiss in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Oldest organized Baptist Church in Jefferson Davis County. Organized in 1818. First pastor, Norvell Robertson, served for 40 years.
Erected 1967 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 31° 34.957′ N, 89° 52.965′ W. Marker is in Prentiss, Mississippi, in Jefferson Davis County. Marker is on State Highway 13 0.2 miles south of State Highway 184, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in front of the Bethany Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6367 MS-13, Prentiss MS 39474, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tobias Magee Estate (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.