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Rutledge in Crenshaw County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, March 2, 2014
1. Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church was built circa 1890, on land donated by Thomas Warren Shows and his family. The Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church was a member of the Ebenezer Primitive Baptist Association, which was formed in 1837. It was one of the first churches built in Crenshaw County. The church building was donated to the town of Rutledge in 2006 by the remaining members’ families.
 
Erected 2010 by the Alabama Tourism Department and the Town of Rutledge.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 31° 43.907′ N, 86° 17.98′ W. Marker is in Rutledge, Alabama, in Crenshaw County. Marker is on Lee Street (State Road 10) one mile west of Montgomery Highway (U.S. 331), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutledge AL 36071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rutledge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Bricken Building (approx. 2.4 miles away); Douglass House
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By Mark Hilton, March 2, 2014
2. Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); New Providence Primitive Baptist Church Site (approx. 8.2 miles away); Elam Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 10.4 miles away); Goshen Substation (approx. 10˝ miles away); Rodgers School (approx. 11.7 miles away); Sports (approx. 13.9 miles away).
 
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By Mark Hilton, March 2, 2014
3. Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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