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Near Triana in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church

 
 
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
1. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church was established in 1878 beneath a weeping willow tree in Triana, Alabama under the leadership of Elder Eli Patton. On June 20, 1905 the present site was purchased in the New Haven community and a new sanctuary was erected. The third sanctuary was completed on July 27, 1997. Renovation of the older structure was completed in September of 2000.
 
Erected 2005 by Alabama Historical Association. Sponsored by the Madison African-American Alliance Group.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1888.
 
Location. 34° 38.03′ N, 86° 45.669′ W. Marker is near Triana, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Wall-Triana Highway, 1˝ miles south of James Record Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in a small courtyard between the old and new sanctuaries. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2350 Wall-Triana Highway, Huntsville AL 35824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Triana, Alabama (approx. 3.8 miles away); Madison County Veterans (approx. 4.2 miles away); Affair at Madison Station / Affair at Indian Creek Ford (approx. 4.2 miles away); "The Roundhouse" (approx. 4.2 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 4.2 miles away); Pension Row (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Madison Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); James Henry Bibb (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
2. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
3. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Front of the new, or third, sanctuary.
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
4. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
The old, or second (1905), sanctuary.
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
5. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church
View of the church from Wall-Triana Highway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,402 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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