Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch Baptist Church (HM1BC1)

Location: Yale, VA 23897 Sussex County
Buy Virginia State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 36° 48.69', W 77° 16.879'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Antioch Baptist Church was the first of its denomination in Sussex County and one of the earliest in Virginia.It was formed on 13 June 1772 with 87 members, the result of effective preaching by Elder John Meglamre, of Kehukee Baptist Church in Halifax, North Carolina. In 1777 the reformed Kehukee Association of 19 Baptist churches in Virginia and North Carolina held its organizational meeting here. Known as Raccoon Swamp Meetinghouse until 1852. Antioch was the mother church of six congregations located in four counties. The present sanctuary was built in 1839.
HM NumberHM1BC1
Marker NumberU0-6
Year Placed1993
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 7:24am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 296502 N 4076389
Decimal Degrees36.81150000, -77.28131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.69', W 77° 16.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 41.40" N, 77° 16' 52.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)804, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22371 Courthouse Rd, Yale VA 23897, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?