Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Ruhama Baptist Church
Oldest Church in Birmingham Baptist Association.
Elder Hosea Holcombe served as first pastor.
First meeting house was log cabin. Present building is on fourth site.
Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 33° 33.81′ N, 86° 43.368′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on 2nd Avenue South, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7901 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham AL 35206, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howard College (approx. ¼ mile away); East Lake Community (approx. 0.4 miles away); East Lake Park (approx. half a mile away); CDR "Snuffy" Smith (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roebuck Spring (approx. 1½ miles away); Roebuck Springs Historic District (approx. 1½ miles away); Wilson Chapel And Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); 1963 Church Bombing Victims (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
Also see . . . Remembering Ruhama from Samford University's Magazine "Seasons". (Submitted on January 20, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
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