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Lake Village in Chicot County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

 
 
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Jim Kelley, a slave, organized this church in 1860. His owner allowed the use of this plot of this plot of ground on which to build a church. On May 15, 1873, Mr. and Mrs. William B. Street deeded the property to the trustees of the church. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church claims to the the oldest Black church in the State of Arkansas.
 
Erected 1986 by Arkansas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986.
 
Location. 33° 19.803′ N, 91° 17.229′ W. Marker is in Lake Village, Arkansas, in Chicot County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Marys Street (State Highway 144) and Commerce Street, on the right when traveling west on St. Marys Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 518 St. Marys Street, Lake Village AR 71653, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Italian Immigrants On Sunnyside Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chicot County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chicot County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 2 miles away); Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 2 miles away);
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
Saunders-Pettit-Chapman-Cook Plantation Home (approx. 4 miles away); The Battle at Ditch Bayou (approx. 5.6 miles away); Lakeport in the Civil War (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Village.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on church cemetery. (Submitted on October 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
View from marker west on St. Marys Street image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View from marker west on St. Marys Street
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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