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Near Goshen in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Elam Primitive Baptist Church

 
 
Elam Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James L.Whitman, September 4, 2021
1. Elam Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Constituted March 7, 1830 (about two miles NE of this site) with eight charter members including Elijah Wyatt the first pastor. In 1850’s church moved to this location on land given by Deacon James Folmar. Present building erected 1906.

This marker dedicated on 150th anniversary of church (March 9, 1980) to memory of nearly 100 families who have played prominent roles in this church and community.
 
Erected 1980 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is March 7, 1860.
 
Location. 31° 44.922′ N, 86° 7.428′ W. Marker is near Goshen, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 46, on the right when traveling south on County Road 5. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen AL 36035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goshen Substation (approx. 1½ miles away); Rodgers School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Little Oak United Methodist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Allred House & Cemetery
Elam Primitive Baptist Church Marker At The Intersection Of The County Roads. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
2. Elam Primitive Baptist Church Marker At The Intersection Of The County Roads.
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(approx. 5.8 miles away); New Providence Primitive Baptist Church Site (approx. 6.4 miles away); Crenshaw County Courthouse (approx. 8½ miles away); The Bricken Building (approx. 8½ miles away); Luverne Historic District (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
Elam Primitive Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
3. Elam Primitive Baptist Church and Marker
Elam Primitive Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
4. Elam Primitive Baptist Church
Elam Primitive Baptist Church Sign, Way Out In The Countryside. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
5. Elam Primitive Baptist Church Sign, Way Out In The Countryside.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,188 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 5, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022