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The Bethel Cemetery - Pintlala, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo
N 32° 11.161 W 086° 21.810
16S E 559999 N 3561232
Quick Description: Located along US 31, just north of County Road 24 (Federal Road), this historic cemetery had a difficult break in the church supporting it.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2014 5:48:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMJZDX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Marker Text:

Bethel Cemetery was constituted Feb 13, 1819 and located on Federal Rd. Bethel Church was 1 of 4 churches in the Alabama Baptist Association which was formed on Dec. 13, 1819. On July 22, 1837, the church became the object of a major split in Baptist life. In Oct., Missionary Brethren were excluded from the church and the split became final. A marker memorializing the division between the Primitive and Missionary Baptists was placed in the cemetery by the Montgomery Baptist W.M.U. on Nov. 4, 1923. Pintlala Baptist Church acquired the cemetery in 1998.
Marker Name: The Bethel Cemetery

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association. Brief history of Bethel Cemetery: http://www.pintlalabaptistchurch.com/bethel-cemetery/


Date Dedicated / Placed: 2000

Marker Number: Not Listed

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