Trussville in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
First Baptist Church of Trussville
Organized as Cahawba Baptist Church, 1821 Elder Sion Blythe, pastor Anderson Robertson, Sherwood Holley, deacons John Stovall, Jordan Williams, trustees.
Member of Canaan (now Birmingham) Baptist Association since its beginning in 1833.
This marker dedicated at the church’s 141st Anniversary, July 14, 1962.
Erected 1962 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 14, 1849.
Location. 33° 37.275′ N, 86° 36.212′ W. Marker is in Trussville, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Raimond Muscoda Drive, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located in the Trussville Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trussville AL 35173, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trussville (a few steps from this marker); Cahaba Project (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Storehouse Burned By Federal Troops (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trussville, Alabama (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trussville Furnace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pioneer Massey Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Center Point, Alabama (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Clay Community (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trussville.
More about this marker. Due to construction work in 2010 the marker was laying on the ground. By 2012 the marker had been removed. In 2014 construction work was completed and the marker was relocated to the cemetery gate.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2014, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. Photos: 1. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 2. submitted on November 11, 2014, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. 3. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 4. submitted on June 2, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. 5, 6. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.