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Lewisville in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lewisville Baptist Church

Established 1881

 

— Lewisville's First Organized Baptist Church —

 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
1. Lewisville Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Lewisville Baptist Church was established in 1881. In 1882 on this highest knoll in the Lewisville village, a 40'x60' wooden building with double doors and a stately steeple was built. Following destruction by lightning in 1936, it was replaced with a brick structure. The third Church building was dedicated in 1974. Older Education Buildings were replaced in 1998.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 36° 5.81′ N, 80° 25.14′ W. Marker is in Lewisville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Lewisville Clemmons Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisville NC 27023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis C. Laugenour House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Lewisville Academy (about 500 feet away); POW-MIA Memorial (about 700 feet away); "Battle Cross" (about 700 feet away); Great Philadelphia Wagon Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisville United Methodist Church
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
2. Lewisville Baptist Church Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Methodist Church Parsonage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewisville Roller Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisville.
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
3. Lewisville Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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