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Ranson in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Right Reverend Ernest Eugene Baltimore

1912–1999

 
 
The Right Reverend Ernest Eugene Baltimore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, June 16, 2007
1. The Right Reverend Ernest Eugene Baltimore Marker
Inscription.  A distinguished clergyman, humanitarian, and civic leader in the community. Bishop Baltimore served as Senior Bishop & General President of the King’s Apostle Holiness Church of God, Inc. He was Pastor of The Baltimore Temple Church for 51 years, 1948 to 1999. Bishop Baltimore received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from the Trinity Hall College and Seminary. He served the City of Ranson as Councilman, Finance Committee member, Sanitation Committee member, and Chairman of the Ordinance Committee and on several other committees in the Eastern Panhandle. He served as President of the Jefferson County Branch of the NAACP and was a lifetime member. He served as President of South Jefferson Ministerial Association, President of Jefferson County Black Ministerial Association, Vice President of The Board of Directors for the School of Hope. He was a member of the Board of Directors of United Givers Fund, member of the Board of Directors for Focus (Free our Citizens of Unhealthy Substance). He served as Advisor to the Jefferson County Memorial Park and King’s Apostle Multicultural Group. • Bishop Baltimore was friend to all, crossing the
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barriers of race, creed, and color. His life work lives on in the thousands of individuals who were touched by his character, courage, and commitment to improve the quality of life for all mankind. Family, friends, religious and civic organizations honor the life and legacy of Bishop Baltimore. • Dedicated on Sunday, August 17, 2003.
 
Erected 2003.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1999.
 
Location. 39° 17.718′ N, 77° 51.627′ W. Marker is in Ranson, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of South Fairfax Boulevard (West Virginia Route 115) and Mildred Street and 4th Avenue, in the median on South Fairfax Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ranson WV 25438, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ranson Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Frederick Blessing (approx. 0.3 miles away); The James H. Webb House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emancipation In Jefferson County (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First School for "Colored" in Jefferson County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Focus of Action
The Right Rev. Baltimore Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, June 16, 2007
2. The Right Rev. Baltimore Fountain
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Martin R. Delany (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Charles Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,198 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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