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Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mt. Helm Baptist Church

 
 
Mt. Helm Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
1. Mt. Helm Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Formed in 1835, the congregation of Mt. Helm is the oldest black religious body in the city. The church bears the name of the Helm family who donated this land on which the church originally stood.
 
Erected 1975 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 18.407′ N, 90° 11.129′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on East Church Street east of Dreyfus Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. East Church Street is one-way, running west to east. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Church Street, Jackson MS 39202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Helm Baptist Church - Original Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith Robertson School (about 600 feet away); Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A. (about 600 feet away); Greenwood Cemetery (about 800 feet away); Confederate Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S.S. Mississippi
Mt. Helm Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
2. Mt. Helm Baptist Church Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Alamo Theatre (approx. mile away); Capitol Rally (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Original site marker.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
The current Mt. Helm Baptist Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
3. The current Mt. Helm Baptist Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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