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Headland in Henry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Baptist Church of Headland

 
 
First Baptist Church of Headland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 16, 2014
1. First Baptist Church of Headland Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1867, as the Baptist Church of Christ at Bethlehem, it was located at 1 Cleveland Street. Reverend Thomas Scott was first pastor. William Whitehead was first deacon. Moved to East Church and Peachtree Street in 1893. Moved to present site in 1909. Name changed to Headland Missionary Baptist Church. Name changed to First Baptist Church of Headland in 1954.
 
Erected 1979 by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Henry County Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 21.089′ N, 85° 20.295′ W. Marker is in Headland, Alabama, in Henry County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (Alabama Route 134) and Mitchell Street, on the left when traveling east on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 East Church Street, Headland AL 36345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Headland World War I Monument (approx. mile away); Headland, Alabama / Headland Public Square (approx. mile away); Head's Land Yielded Fruits of Success (approx. mile away); Henry County Confederate Memorial (approx. mile away); Piney Grove Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery
First Baptist Church of Headland image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 16, 2014
2. First Baptist Church of Headland
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Mallalieu Seminary (approx. 3.6 miles away); Headland Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Shelley General Store (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Headland.
 
Also see . . .  Church website. (Submitted on February 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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