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Shiloh Baptist Church - Dixons Mill, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo
N 32° 06.129 W 087° 45.929
16S E 427775 N 3552014
Quick Description: Marker notes the long history of the many iterations of the Shiloh Churches.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 4/13/2014 6:20:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMKGYE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 2

Long Description:
Marker Text:

The original building was located about three miles east of the present site near the village of Shiloh. It was used as a union church until it became a Baptist Church in 1842. A new building was erected at the present site and the first bodies were laid to rest in the adjacent cemetery. Prior to the Civil War, blacks also attended worship services. In 1878, they withdrew their membership to erect their own building. Seven churches have been organized from Shiloh Church, of which five remain active.
Marker Name: Shiloh Baptist Church - Organized July 1827

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 2000

Marker Number: Not Listed

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