Bessemer in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Canaan Baptist Church
Jefferson County's Oldest Baptist Church
Erected 1968 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is September 5, 1848.
Location. 33° 20.469′ N, 86° 55.522′ W. Marker is in Bessemer, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Morgan Rd, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2543 Morgan Rd,, Bessemer AL 35022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brock’s Gap / Historic Gateway To Birmingham (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hosea Holcombe (approx. 3.6 miles away); Sweet Home / Henry W. Sweet (approx. 4.3 miles away); “Spirit of the American Doughboy” The Bessemer Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bright Star / Koikos Restaurant (approx. 4½ miles away); Ross Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); Union Baptist Church And Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bessemer.
Also see . . . Canaan Baptist Church website. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Bessemer, Alabama, Jefferson County, Church, Canaan, Baptist
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,166 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.