Old Mt. Zion Church

Old Mt. Zion Church (HMJW9)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
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N 33° 48.621', W 84° 24.766'

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In 1864, Mt. Zion Baptist Church stood on the site of the North Side Park Baptist Church.

July 20. The skirmish line of Walthall's div., Stewart's A.C., [CS] was astride Howell Mill Rd., just N. of the church. When Reynolds' & O'Neal's brigades [CS] moved up in columns from their intrenched line (.3 mi. S.), they deployed at the skirmish line — Reynolds W. of the rd.; O'Neal E. of it, & advanced on the Federal infantry posted on Collier Rd. & N. of the deep ravine.

In the church yard are monuments to H.H. Embry, (1805-1877), pioneer resident of this vicinity, & Serg't Wm. R. Moore, 1st Ga. Reg?t., Wheeler's Cav., killed N. of Peachtree Creek, July 17, 1864.
HM NumberHMJW9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-49
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 739486 N 3744138
Decimal Degrees33.81035000, -84.41276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.621', W 84° 24.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 37.26" N, 84° 24' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2020-2052 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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