New Hope Missionary Baptist Church - Lake Village, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 33° 19.805 W 091° 17.226
15S E 659422 N 3689190
Quick Description: Historical marker commemorating an historic African American church in Lake Village, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2008 5:09:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM37QY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member *TnT*
Views: 35

Long Description:

New Hope Missionary
Baptist Church

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. ~ text of marker

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