Greenwood Baptist Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 30° 52.025 W 085° 09.751
16R E 675674 N 3416317
Quick Description: A church established before the Civil War in Greenwood.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2013 11:01:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMHRHQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
Views: 3

Long Description:
According to existing minutes: On Sunday, March 16th, 1845, elders Joshua Mercer and Thomas Lang met and constituted Thomas K. Mercer, J.J. Mercer, Mary Mercer, his wife, Polly Mercer, William Mercer, Mary Syphrett, E.A.T. Mercer and Mary E. Horne into a church to be called Union Academy Church located two miles south of here. The church was constituted upon the faith of the Florida Association. Elder Joshua Mercer was chosen first pastor. Monthly meetings were held on the third Sunday and the Saturday before. Elijah Bryan, for $1.00 deeded this present site to the church. On September 1st 1855, the name was changed to Greenwood Baptist Church and in 1946 the church joined the newly formed Chipola Baptist Association.
Marker Number: 0

Date: 1996

County: Jackson

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Chipola Historical Trust

Website: Not listed

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