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Near Newville in Henry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Union Springs Missionary Baptist Church And Cemetery

 
 
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By James L.Whitman, June 4, 2021
1. Union Springs Missionary Baptist Church And Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Union Springs Missionary Baptist Church was dedicated to the Glory of God on September 19, 1896. Founders of the church included the Rev. Zack Deese, George Murray, Nathan Jones, Alec Cutchen, George Stokes, Marion Holland and Jasper Roney. The congregation first met in the Jones Valley School building which was constructed of logs. The school was located two miles northeast from the present site. Near the school were several gullies, each with a bubbling spring. union of springs came the name "Union Springs." Members were baptised in a pool of water that formed below these springs.
 
Erected 2006 by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Henry County Historical Group, and the Union Springs Missionary Baptist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1896.
 
Location. 31° 27.411′ N, 85° 20.96′ W. Marker is near Newville, Alabama, in Henry County. Marker is on County Road 73 0.3 miles north of County Road 138, on the left when
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By James L.Whitman, June 4, 2021
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traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1624 Co Rd 73, Newville AL 36353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newville Baptist Church / Newville Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Newville, Alabama / Newville Pioneers (approx. 2.6 miles away); Newville High School / Newville Rosenwald School (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cureton Bridge / Cureton Bridge Post Office (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Center Methodist Church/Old Center Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Piney Grove Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Head's Land Yielded Fruits of Success (approx. 7.3 miles away); Headland, Alabama / Headland Public Square (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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