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First Baptist Church Morrison

1933 - 2003

 
 
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By J. White, January 30, 2013
1. First Baptist Church Morrison Marker
Inscription. Born as Oak Grove Baptist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. John Corbin in 1882, First Baptist Church Morrison moved to this site in 1933 and for over seven decades served faithful members of this community and offered a sacred place for prayer and worship.

This site is dedicated to the memory of all the members of the congregation of First Baptist Church Morrison and to the pastors that led this church from the Rev. John Corbin to the Rev. Dr. Marcellus Lee Harris, Jr.
 
Location. 37° 3.963′ N, 76° 29.538′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on Warwick Boulevard just south of University Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hidenwood (approx. ¼ mile away); Captain Christopher Newport (approx. 0.4 miles away); Leifr Eiriksson (approx. half a mile away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Waters Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morrison (approx. 1.4 miles away); Capture of the 'Patriot' (approx. 1.7 miles away); Skirmish at Waters Creek (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
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First Baptist Church Morrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. White, January 30, 2013
2. First Baptist Church Morrison Marker
 A Brief History of First Baptist Church Morrison. (Submitted on January 30, 2013, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
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By J. White, January 30, 2013
3. First Baptist Church Morrison Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2013, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2013, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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