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Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shiloh Baptist Church

 
 
Shiloh Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
1. Shiloh Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  
In commemoration
of the
Shiloh
Baptist Church

Emporia, Virginia

Shiloh was one of the
first Black churches founded
in Greensville County
It was founded in 1866
under the leadership of
Rev. Ephriam Royal

Shiloh moved to
its present location
615 Clay Street, Emporia, Virginia
September 1, 1968
under the leadership of
Rev. Millard E. Boone

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1890.
 
Location. 36° 41.308′ N, 77° 32.412′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Battery Avenue east of South Main Street (U.S. 301). This marker is located in Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hicksford Raid Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarleton's Movements (about 500 feet away, measured in
Shiloh Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
2. Shiloh Baptist Church Marker
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a direct line); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 600 feet away); Robert Hicks (about 700 feet away); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (about 800 feet away); Greensville County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hicksford Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
3. Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 662 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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