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

Splunge Free Will Baptist Church

 
 
Splunge Free Will Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 24, 2021
1. Splunge Free Will Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1844 as New Pleasant Ridge and called "Grubtoe." this is the oldest Free Will Baptist Church in Mississippi and the oldest church building in Monroe County.
 
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 1844.
 
Location. 33° 57.543′ N, 88° 16.488′ W. Marker is in Splunge, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is on Splunge Road south of Timber Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60555 Splunge Rd, Greenwood Springs MS 38848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Center Point Church (approx. 2 miles away); Wise's Gap 1816 (approx. 5.3 miles away); Birth of Sulligent (approx. 9 miles away in Alabama); The Ogden House (approx. 9.1 miles away in Alabama); John Hollis Bankhead (approx. 9˝ miles away in Alabama); Rod Brasfield (approx. 10.1 miles away); Gaines Trace (approx. 10.2 miles away); Town of Smithville (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Splunge Free Will Baptist Church & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 24, 2021
2. Splunge Free Will Baptist Church & marker.
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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 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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