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Near Walker in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Salem Baptist Church

 
 
Salem Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
June 25, 2010
1. Salem Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized September 11, 1854, by elders J.L. Simpson and George H. Washington. Oldest church in the old 8th Ward. Church was a public school in early 1900's. Destroyed by storms in 1908-1909. Served by Old Fields P.O. 1856-1935.
 
Erected 1975 by Livingston Parish Police Jury.
 
Location. 30° 37.666′ N, 90° 50.801′ W. Marker is near Walker, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is on Weiss Road (State Highway 63) 0.7 miles east of Walker Road North (State Highway 447), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36474 Weiss Rd, Walker LA 70785, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indians Along Amite River (approx. 7.8 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 8 miles away); Greenwell Springs (approx. 9.5 miles away); Walker, Louisiana (approx. 9.7 miles away); Livingston Parish (approx. 10.6 miles away); Montpelier (approx. 11.8 miles away); Denham Springs (approx. 12.3 miles away); Parish of St. Alphonsus Liguori (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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