Camden in Wilcox County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
This building was constructed c. 1849 as a Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
The Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian congregation was organized in September 1890 in the parlor of the William Joel Bonner home. There were twelve charter members. This building was purchased soon after.
Benjamin Meek Miller, Governor of Alabama 1931-35, was an original trustee and deacon.
In 1906 the structure was remodeled, with the front portico being enclosed and a new steeple added.
Erected 1988 by Alabama Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1890.
Location. 31° 59.672′ N, 87° 17.606′ W. Marker is in Camden, Alabama, in Wilcox County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Alabama Route 28) and Fail Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Broad Street, Camden AL 36726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Camden (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Joseph Morgan Wilcox (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox Female Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Dead of Wilcox County (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Camden (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camden Academy Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Bessie W. Munden Recreational Park (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
Also see . . . Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at Camden. Rural Southwest Alabama (Submitted on August 28, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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