Day Street Baptist Church - Montgomery, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo
N 32° 22.177 W 086° 19.461
16S E 563562 N 3581606
Quick Description: This impressive church is located at the corner of Day Street and Davidson Street in Montgomery, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2014 4:01:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMJVJB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Marker Text:

Organized from Bethel Baptist Church, congregation founded 1882 with Rev. George Casby as first minister. Originally met in frame building; fund-raising began for this edifice in 1906. Designed by Wallace Rayfield, Tuskegee Institute architect and faculty member, building completed ca. 1910. A graduate of Pratt School of Architecture, Rayfield established the first black architectural firm in Birmingham and won national recognition. Day Street's community activities included the organization of the first black Alabama scout troops and involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Rev. M. C. Cleveland led the church from 1933 until his death in 1978.
Marker Name: Day Street Baptist Church

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1995

Marker Number: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Please post a photo of you OR your GPS at the marker location. Also if you know of any additional links not already mentioned about this bit of Alabama history please include that in your log.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Alabama Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.