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Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

 
 
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Tablet to the Right of the Door image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
1. Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Tablet to the Right of the Door
Inscription.  
Organized 1812. Called Old School Baptist since 1832 when there occurred a division in the Baptist Churches of the United States.

Mt. Carmel Church Buildings. First, a frame building in West End. Second, a brick building at the head of Broad St., erected 1849. Third, this building, erected 1911.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 38° 39.834′ N, 78° 27.651′ W. Marker is in Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on South Broad Street (Business U.S. 340) south of Campbell Street, on the right when traveling south. Across from the railroad station (now the visitors’ center). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 S Broad St, Luray VA 22835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Slave Auction Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away); Massanutten School (about 400 feet away); Luray, Virginia Established 1812 (about 600 feet away); White House Ferry (approx. 0.2
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
2. Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Marker
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miles away); Page County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farm Machinery From The Past (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luray.
 
Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 23, 2010
3. Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church
Stone tablets are visible between the left and right sets of columns.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on September 30, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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