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Greensboro in Hale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Alabama Baptist State Convention

October 28-29, 1823

 
 
The Alabama Baptist State Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 6, 2022
1. The Alabama Baptist State Convention Marker
Inscription.  
was founded here at Salem Church
by 15 messengers from seven
missionary societies.

They met to promote missions,
education and closer cooperation
among Baptist churches of Alabama.

 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 28, 1823.
 
Location. 32° 41.961′ N, 87° 34.75′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 61 and State Street (Alabama Route 14), on the right when traveling north on State Route 61. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro AL 36744, 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. Southern University (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Glencairn” (approx. one mile away); St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); Greensboro Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.2 miles away);
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Gayle - Tunstall House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jones-Burks-Whittington (approx. 1.3 miles away); Magnolia Grove (approx. 1.6 miles away); Newbern Baptist Church (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .  Alabama Baptist Convention. Wikipedia entry on the organization, which will turn 200 years old in 2023. (Submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
The Alabama Baptist State Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 6, 2022
2. The Alabama Baptist State Convention Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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