Located here 1872-1964
— Oldest Negro congregation in Alabama —Organized 1820 by William Harris, a slave, who was minister more than 50 years. Original church, called Huntsville African Baptist, stood 4 blocks south in Old Georgia Graveyard. In 1870, this church and 3 others formed Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Association. Congregation occupied brick church on this site 1872-1964. In 1965, moved to new building, 3020 Belafonte Ave., N.W. Present name honors Bartley Harris, saintly second minister. Other pastors: Felix Jordan, Eli Patton, Richard Moore, Amos Robinson.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 537970 N 3842847|
|Decimal Degrees||34.72700000, -86.58526667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 43.62', W 86° 35.116'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 43' 37.20" N, 86° 35' 6.96" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-258 Williams Ave SW, Huntsville AL 35801, US|
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