Providence Baptist Church

Providence Baptist Church (HM1CXK)

Location: Lanett, AL 36863 Chambers County
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N 32° 52.65', W 85° 16.03'

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Chambers County, Alabama

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Providence Baptist Church was organized before 1836 by Elder Francis Calloway. It was one on the ten charter churches of the East Liberty Baptist Association. The small white frame church was built during the ministry of Reverend George E. Brewer, who served Providence 1883-1889. It has served some of the best known families in all this section including the: Askews, Harringtons, Wolfes, Calloways, Barrows, Meadors, Slaughters, Shealeys, Wallaces, Lancasters, Burdetts, Meadows, and others.

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Providence has been served by many noted pastors: W.D. Harrington, 21 years; W.C. Bledsoe, W.E. Lloyd, George E. Brewer, C.J. Burden. A.S. Brannon, W.P. Cofield, J.P. Hunter, C.B. Martin, Earle Trent, Oley C. Kidd, Albert Strozier, Carl Burke, Ralph Williams, U.M. Starnes, Jimmy Auchmuty, J.H. Carroll, James Coleman, Robert Crowder. Several early members left Providence Church to go out and form other Baptist churches.
Year Placed1979
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 662107 N 3639037
Decimal Degrees32.87750000, -85.26716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.65', W 85° 16.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 39.00" N, 85° 16' 1.80" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6842-7278 Country Club Rd, Lanett AL 36863, US
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