Historic Markers Across Alabama

Elam Primitive Baptist Church

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Pike County Road 2215 at Pike County Road 2201, north of Goshen, AL
County: Pike
Coordinates: N 31° 44.93    W 086° 7.430
  31.74884      -86.12384
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Constituted March 7, 1830 (about two miles NE of this site) with eight charter members including Elijah Wyatt the first pastor. In 1850's church moved to this location on land given by Deacon James Folmar. Present building erected 1906.

This marker dedicated on 150th anniversary of church (March 9, 1980) to memory of nearly 100 families who have played prominent roles in this church and community.

Erected 1980 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Elam Primitive Baptist Church