Historic Markers Across Alabama

Mount Moriah Free Will Baptist Church

Marker ID: AHA 
County: Pickens
Waymark: None


Organized by Rev. Ellis Gore in 1846, is recognized as the oldest church of this faith in Alabama. Original doctrinal treatise from Fayetteville, N.C. obtained by Rev. Gore.

The original building, a one room frame structure, was built in 1846. Two buildings on this site were destroyed by fires in 1869 and 1905. Replacement remodeled and enlarged in 1959. Present structure erected in 1972, known as the "Mother Church," has always striven to lead others to the "Heavenly Father."

End of Mount Moriah Free Will Baptist Church