Shiloh Church Monument - Springdale AR
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N 36° 11.270 W 094° 07.809
15S E 398382 N 4005373
Quick Description: This monument chronicles the history of Shiloh Church, which is now on display at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, just a few blocks away.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 6/10/2012 8:09:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMEKNC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
AUGUST 22, 1840

"REGULAR BAPTIST

CHURCH OF SHILOH"

WAS FOUNDED 3 MILES

EAST OF CITY. THE LOG

CHURCH WAS MOVED IN

1841-2 TOS.E. CORNER OF

MAIN AND HUNTSVILLE ST.

BURNED CIVIL WAR PERIOD AND

2ND CHURCH BUILT ON SAME

SITE 1868. SERVING ALSO AS

FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL UNTIL 1885.

LIBERTY MISSIONARY BAPTIST

BOUGHT 1/2 INTEREST IN 2ND CHURCH

1N 1887, AND SHILOH'S INTEREST 1N 1899.

SHILOH CEMETERY LOCATED ON CHURCH

PROPERTY BY 1841, AND MOVED TO

BLUFF CEMETERY 1895

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SHILOH

CHURCH

PLACED ON

NATIONAL REGISTER

1975

DATES OF USE

REGULAR- PRIMITIVE BAPTIST

1871 - 1936

METHODIST EPISCOPAL SOUTH

1871 - 1882

LIBERTY MISSIONARY 1ST BAPTIST

1871 - 1887

MASONIC LODGE NO. 316

1871 - 1907

ODDFELLOWS LODGE

1935 -

THE STRUCTURE ACROSS THE CREEK

TO THE WEST WAS THE THIRD CHURCH BUILT

ON A 1.5 ACRE SITE. THREE DENOMINATIONS

AND THE MASONS SHARED IN ITS USE AND

CONSTRUCTION IN 1871
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