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Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Valley Creek Presbyterian Church

One of state’s first Presbyterian churches

 
 
Valley Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
1. Valley Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Established in 1816 by eight families from Rocky River Presbyterian Church in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

In 1859 this two-story brick building replaced original wooden structure. Sanctuary and former slave gallery are on second floor. Other meetings held on first floor.

In nearby cemetery lies heroes of America’s wars since 1776.
 
Erected 1965 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 27.018′ N, 87° 0.84′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 22 and County Road 65, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 22. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. British West Florida, 1764-83 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Defense of Selma Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Union Troops Charge (approx. 1.7 miles away); Redoubt No. 15 (approx. 1.9 miles away); R.B. Hudson High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tabernacle Baptist Church
Valley Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
2. Valley Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tabernacle Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Last Stronghold Falls (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion
 
Valley Creek Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
3. Valley Creek Presbyterian Church
The church is located 1.75 miles from the marker on County Road 65 on the left side. 32 28' 14.70" N 87 01' 25.55" W
Valley Creek Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
4. Valley Creek Cemetery
The Cemetery is located about 1/2 mile further down the road from church on the right.
Revolutionary Soldier Marker for William Morrison image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
5. Revolutionary Soldier Marker for William Morrison
William Morrison's Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
6. William Morrison's Gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 65 times this year. Last updated on May 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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