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Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Circa 1871

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 19, 2013
1. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.

Organized in 1871, by a group of dedicated African-American Christians, on land donated by white members of Lebanon Baptist Church was established at 929 Zion Circle, Roswell, Georgia as a one-story structure that also housed a school.

Zion survived two devastating fires; one that destroyed the original building in 1885 and one in the early 1960s. Each time through prayer and determination, the members rebuilt the church and services resumed. Zion Missionary Baptist Church has forged a major place in both American and Roswell history.

Zion lives her global mission which is: To Win Souls and Build up the Body of Christ,” and her creed to serve as “A Refuge from the Storms of Life.”

 
Erected by Roswell Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 1.4′ N, 84° 21.25′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Zion Circle 0.1 miles from Myrtle Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Zion Circle is One-Way north. Marker is at or near this postal address: 979 Zion Circle, Roswell GA 30075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Archibald Smith Plantation Home, Outbuildings and Grounds (approx. 0.3 miles
Zion Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 19, 2013
2. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Looking south on Zion Circle
away); Roswell’s Distinguished Men (approx. half a mile away); Naylor Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Francis Robert Goulding (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roswell Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Founders' Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roswell Factory (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Bricks (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Regarding Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The Zion Missionary Baptist Church has built a new, much larger sanctuary a short distance away.
 
Also see . . .  Zion Missionary Baptist Church. (Submitted on September 30, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
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By David Seibert, June 19, 2013
3. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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