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Near Triana in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church

 
 
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
1. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. The Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church was established in 1878 beneath a weeping willow tree in Triana, Alabama under the leadership of Elder Eli Patton. On June 20, 1905 the present site was purchased in the New Haven community and a new sanctuary was erected. The third sanctuary was completed on July 27, 1997. Renovation of the older structure was completed in September of 2000.
 
Erected 2005 by Alabama Historical Association. Sponsored by the Madison African-American Alliance Group.
 
Location. 34° 38.03′ N, 86° 45.669′ W. Marker is near Triana, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Wall-Triana Highway 1.5 miles south of James Record Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in a small courtyard between the old and new sanctuaries. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2350 Wall-Triana Highway, Huntsville AL 35824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Triana, Alabama (approx. 3.8 miles away); Madison County Veterans (approx. 4.2 miles away); Affair at Madison Station / Affair at Indian Creek Ford (approx. 4.2 miles away); "The Roundhouse"
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
2. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 4.2 miles away); City of Madison (approx. 4.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Pension Row (approx. 4.3 miles away); James Henry Bibb (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
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Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
3. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Front of the new, or third, sanctuary.
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
4. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Marker
The old, or second (1905), sanctuary.
Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 5, 2011
5. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church
View of the church from Wall-Triana Highway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,022 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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