Sam Black Church
N 37° 53.940 W 080° 37.881
17S E 532410 N 4194673
Quick Description: This historic marker stands in front of the Sam Black United Methodist Church near Smoot, West Virginia
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11/28/2011 9:58:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMD6XN
The Sam Black Church was built in 1901 and named for the Reverend Sam Black who preached here in the1880’s and 1890’s.
The text of the marker reads:
SAM BLACK CHURCH
“Built in 1901, church building was dedicated in memory of the Rev. Sam Black (1813-1899). He preached here in the 1880’s – 90’s. Born in Rupert & licensed in 1840. Black was a Methodist circuit rider almost fifty years. Sam Black Church, a spiritual landmark, became a place name on highway maps without a post office by the same name."
Marker Number: GR-1
Marker Title: Sam Black Church
Marker Location: US 60 & Sam Black Church Road
County or Independent City: Greenbrier County
Web Site: [Web Link]
Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History 2009
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