Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church

Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church (HM2AR1)

Location: Long Beach, MS 39560 Harrison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 20.76', W 89° 10.342'

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Organized 1895

Rev. Dan Travis organizing pastor. First church
erected in 1895 (Rev. W. H. Walker, pastor) served
as both church and school for this community.
After storm damage a second church was erected
in 1927, School continued in church until 1928
when City built school on adjoining property.
Third church erected 1938 (Rev. A. E. Sims,
pastor). Choir rooms and baptistery added 1947.
Gulf Coast Sunday School and BTU Congress
organized here 1959. Fourth church erected 1966
on site of former school (Dr. Jessie L. Trotter, Sr.,
pastor). Desegregation plans for Long Beach
Public Schools initiated in church annex in 1965.
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HM NumberHM2AR1
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByLong Beach Historical Society and Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 291186 N 3359126
Decimal Degrees30.34600000, -89.17236667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 20.76', W 89° 10.342'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 20' 45.6" N, 89° 10' 20.52" W
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Area Code(s)228, 662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306 Church St, Long Beach MS 39560, US
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