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Homeplace of Baylus Benjamin (B.B.) McKinney

 
 
Homeplace of Baylus Benjamin (B.B.) McKinney Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, April 24, 2021
1. Homeplace of Baylus Benjamin (B.B.) McKinney Marker
Inscription.  B.B. McKinney was born here on July 22, 1886. He was a gospel song writer, evangelistic singer, teacher, and music editor. He composed 149 songs and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1982. Some of his best-loved hymns are "The Nail Scarred Hand," "Let Others See Jesus in You," "Satisfied With Jesus," "Speak to My Heart," "Breathe on Me," and "Wherever He Leads I'll Go."
 
Erected by Heflin Baptist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 22, 1886.
 
Location. 32° 26.346′ N, 93° 14.886′ W. Marker is near Heflin, Louisiana, in Webster Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Route 792, 0.6 miles north of Mims Grocery Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heflin LA 71039, 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. W.R. Shadow Home (approx. 8.4 miles away); Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker (approx. 9.1 miles away); Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow Ambush Site
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(approx. 9.1 miles away); Sparta (approx. 11 miles away); Citizens Bank & Trust Company (approx. 12.4 miles away); Academy Park (approx. 12.7 miles away); Minden Historic Residential District / Ms. Mona Miriam Robinson Monk (approx. 12.7 miles away); Davis - Green House (approx. 12.8 miles away).
 
Homeplace of Baylus Benjamin (B.B.) McKinney Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, April 24, 2021
2. Homeplace of Baylus Benjamin (B.B.) McKinney Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 593 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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