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Near Union Springs in Bullock County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church

Organized 1835

 
 
Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 29, 2013
1. Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Founded by settlers from Virginia, Georgia, and Carolinas. Building erected 1856. It was the central feature of the village of Mount Hilliard. Named in honor of Henry W. Hilliard -- who debated William L. Yancey in the 1850's. Revivals held at church inspired ministers who went west to establish churches and colleges in Texas.
 
Erected by Friends of Mt. Hilliard.
 
Location. 32° 3.635′ N, 85° 52.121′ W. Marker is near Union Springs, Alabama, in Bullock County. Marker is on County Road 14 1.3 miles west of County Road 15, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2856 County Road 14, Union Springs AL 36089, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sardis Baptist Church, Cemetery, and School (approx. 6 miles away); Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); Samuel Sellers Cemetery (approx. 9.7 miles away); Indian Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 9.9 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 10.2 miles away); Three Notch Road
Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 29, 2013
2. Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church
(approx. 10.4 miles away); Log Cabin Museum/Old City Cemetery (approx. 10.6 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church/Red Door Theater (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Springs.
 
Regarding Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church. In the church cemetery are 5 veterans of wars from 1812 to WWII.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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