Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ebenezer Baptist Church
"Then Samuel took a stone and named it Ebenezer for he said, 'Thus far the Lord has helped us.'" (I Samuel 7:12.)
The Rev. John A. Parker, Pastor 1886-1894.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor 1894-1931.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr., Pastor 1931-1975.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Co-pastor 1960-1968.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Co-pastor 1969-1970.
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr., Co-pastor 1971-72.
The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr., Pastor 1975-2005.
"One Church - Two Sanctuaries."
Heritage Sanctuary, erected 1922.
J.W. Johnson, Deacon Board Chairperson.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor.
Horizon Sanctuary, erected 1999.
Senator Leroy Johnson, Building Committee Chairperson.
Samuel A. Hider, Deacon Board Chairperson.
Robert Brown, Trustee Board Chaiperson.
Stanley, Love-Stanley, P.C., Architect.
The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr., Pastor.
Erected by Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker
Location. 33° 45.322′ N, 84° 22.45′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Auburn Avenue near Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the southeast exterior wall of the church's "Horizon Sanctuary" building which is on the north side of Jackson Street and contiguous with the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Preservation District. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Ebenezer Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); The Eternal Flame (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Fire Station No. 6 (was about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Fire Station No. 6 (about 700 feet away); Shotgun Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . . Ebenezer Church History. (Submitted on February 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Churches, Etc. • Civil Rights •
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