Sweet Auburn in Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ebenezer Baptist Church
"Our Stone of Help."
"Then Samuel took a stone and named it Ebenezer for he said, 'Thus far the Lord has helped us.'" (I Samuel 7:12.)
The Rev. John A. Parker, Pastor 1886-1894.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor 1894-1931.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr., Pastor 1931-1975.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Co-pastor 1960-1968.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Co-pastor 1969-1970.
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr., Co-pastor 1971-72.
The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr., Pastor 1975-2005.
"One Church - Two Sanctuaries."
Heritage Sanctuary, erected 1922.
J.W. Johnson, Deacon Board Chairperson.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor.
Horizon Sanctuary, erected 1999.
Senator Leroy Johnson, Building Committee Chairperson.
Samuel A. Hider, Deacon Board Chairperson.
Robert Brown, Trustee Board Chaiperson.
Stanley, Love-Stanley, P.C., Architect.
The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence
Erected by Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
Location. 33° 45.322′ N, 84° 22.45′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. It is in Sweet Auburn. Marker is on Auburn Avenue near Jackson Street. Marker is on the southeast exterior wall of the church's "Horizon Sanctuary" building which is on the north side of Jackson Street and contiguous with the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Preservation District. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Ebenezer Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); Ebenezer Baptist Church Heritage Sanctuary (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Ebenezer Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Heyday of Auburn Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eternal Flame (within shouting distance of this marker); Cox Brothers FuneralHaugabrooks Funeral Home (about 500 feet away); Wheat Street Baptist Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
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