Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Mt. Olive Baptist Church (HM1FXV)

Location: Stafford, VA 22556 Stafford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 25.224', W 77° 30.93'

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Stafford's First African American Church. Founded May 16, 1818 near Roseville by Rev. Horace Crutcher, along with five others. Original place of worship was a slab wood arbor. Recognizing the importance of enlightening individuals both spiritually and academically, the Mt. Olive Community founded Mt. Olive School soon after the Civil War. "They hewed out the wilderness and drew up a highway for coming generations to have a path to follow."
Year Placed2014
Placed ByStafford County
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 12:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280396 N 4255457
Decimal Degrees38.42040000, -77.51550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 25.224', W 77° 30.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 25' 13.44" N, 77° 30' 55.8" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 417 State Rte 650, Stafford VA 22556, US
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