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Springville in St. Clair County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Baptist Church Of Springville

Organized March 22, 1817

 
 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, November 11, 2010
1. First Baptist Church Of Springville Marker
Inscription.  
Originally chartered as Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Charter member and first pastor was Sion Blythe
who served for 17 years.
The oldest church in St. Clair County.
Presbyterian and Methodist denominations used
the church building before turn of century.
Name of church changed to Springville Baptist, 1877
and to First Baptist Church, Springville, 1974

 
Erected 1977 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 33° 46.884′ N, 86° 28.204′ W. Marker is in Springville, Alabama, in St. Clair County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilson Street and McGinnis Circle, on the left when traveling north on Wilson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 980 Robinson Street, Springville AL 35146, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Holly Springs School (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Cahaba Heart River of Alabama (approx. 5.2 miles away);
First Baptist Church Of Springville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
2. First Baptist Church Of Springville Marker
Original Site of Pleasant Hill Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mount Calvary Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Town of Margaret (approx. 6.7 miles away); Wear Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Pioneer Massey Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away); Clay Methodist Cemetery (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
First Baptist Church Of Springville Marker on the Left image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 11, 2010
3. First Baptist Church Of Springville Marker on the Left
First Baptist Church Of Springville image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 11, 2010
4. First Baptist Church Of Springville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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