Newbern Baptist Church - Newbern, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Assisted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SecurB
N 32° 35.735 W 087° 31.986
16S E 449973 N 3606580
Quick Description: Marker for historic Baptist Church in Newbern, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 11/9/2009 6:43:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM7MK3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 11
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 Newbern Baptist Church - Newbern, Alabama - posted by SecurB

Long Description:

Text of marker:

Newbern Baptist Church

Chruch organized in 1848 by Rev. Thomas Chilton.

Sanctuary stands as built in 1849 with original columns of solid poplar.  Education building added 1959.

Baptist Historical Society has records of church's first 111 years on deposit in library of Howard College at Birmingham.

Other side:

Newbern Baptist Church

Organized in April 1848 by The Rev. Thomas Chilton, moderator; John R. Hendon, clerk; John G. Huckabee, Wm. F. Hendon, B.F. Hendon, John Dial,  Gray Huckabee, Thomas H. Croom, R.S.  Tinker,  C.C. Huckabee,  L.A. Seawell, Mary A. Paul, Martha Huckabee, G.A. Huckabee, Maria Hendon, Hannah Hendon, Maria P. Hendon, Susan Hendon, Martha Donna Hendon, Elizabeth Driver, Martha Croom and Mary Ann tinker.

Town bell, 500 feet south of this marker, has called all Newbern congregations to worship services since 1868 and served aslo as town fire bell.

Marker Name: Newbern Baptist Church

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
None found

Date Dedicated / Placed: 1964

Marker Number: Not listed

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