Anniston in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Parker Memorial Baptist Church
In 1889, it became Parker Memorial Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Cornelia A. Parker, whose husband gave the money for a new building that was dedicated in March of 1891.
The mission was and continues to be “Ministering to the World…Beginning at Our Own Front Door.”
Erected 1997 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 33° 39.611′ N, 85° 49.596′ W. Marker is in Anniston, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Quintard Avenue (U.S. 431), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1205 Quintard Avenue, Anniston AL 36201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Spirit of the American Doughboy” (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple Beth El (about 300 feet away, Tyrus Raymond Cobb (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Calhoun County World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Anniston Memorial Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); The Murder of Willie Brewster, July 15, 1965 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Human Relations Council (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anniston.
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