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Near Soso in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Big Creek Church

 
 
Big Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
1. Big Creek Church Marker
Inscription. Org. 1820s. Oldest Landmark church in county. At break-up of Ebenezer Assn., it led in organizing Big Creek Missionary Baptist Assn. Dykes, Hilburn, Hill, Jefcoat, Knight, Shows, Sumrall, Todd, & Wade families led in church growth.
 
Erected 1955 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 40.798′ N, 89° 18.427′ W. Marker is near Soso, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Big Creek Church Road and U.S. 84, on the right when traveling north on Big Creek Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Big Creek Church Road, Soso MS 39480, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish At Rocky Creek (approx. 6.6 miles away); Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home (approx. 7.3 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 8.1 miles away); Jones County Courthouse (approx. 8.4 miles away); Oak Park School (approx. 9.8 miles
Big Creek Baptist Church located about 500 feet south of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. Big Creek Baptist Church located about 500 feet south of marker.
away); Ralph Boston (approx. 9.9 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. 10.3 miles away); Masonite Corporation (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Church website. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionLandmarks
 
View of marker and church sign at intersection of U.S. 84 and Big Creek Church Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
3. View of marker and church sign at intersection of U.S. 84 and Big Creek Church Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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