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Waynesboro in Wayne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Baptist Church

Waynesboro

 
 
First Baptist Church Waynesboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
1. First Baptist Church Waynesboro Marker
Inscription. First Baptist Church, originally named Salem Baptist Church, was organized in 1806 near Patton’s Creek, approximately 1½ miles southeast of town. The congregation moved to this site in 1895 and built a wood frame church. The name was officially changed to First Baptist Church in 1942.
 
Erected 2006 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 40.634′ N, 88° 38.569′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Azalea Drive (State Highway 184) and Mississippi drive (State Highway 145), on the right when traveling north on Azalea Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 Azalea Drive, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philadelphus Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Auto Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wayne County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wayne County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
2. First Baptist Church
away); Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gray Family Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Clinch Gray (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Baptist Church cornerstone (1958) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
3. First Baptist Church cornerstone (1958)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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