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Sipsey Fork in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Center Point Church

 

— 1845 —

 
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By Mark Hilton, May 24, 2021
1. Center Point Church Marker
Inscription.  Free Will Baptists & Methodists joined in 1845 to build the only church in Sipsey Fork, the community between Splunge, Sipsey & Buttahatchie Rivers. The present church; built in 1963, is on the fourth site.
 
Erected 1976 by Monroe County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 33° 56.957′ N, 88° 14.475′ W. Marker is in Sipsey Fork, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is on Sipsey Fork Road 0.1 miles east of Sipsey-Detroit Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60320 Sipsey Fork Rd, Greenwood Springs MS 38848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Splunge Free Will Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Wise's Gap 1816 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Birth of Sulligent (approx. 7 miles away in Alabama); The Ogden House (approx. 7.1 miles away in Alabama); John Hollis Bankhead (approx. 7.4
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miles away in Alabama); Rod Brasfield (approx. 11.9 miles away); Gaines Trace (approx. 12 miles away); Town of Smithville (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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