Historic Markers Across Alabama



Lebanon Christian Church



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: 2071 County Road 79 at County Road 667 near Roanoke, AL
County: Randolph
Coordinates: N 33° 11.38    W 085° 21.03
  33.18967    -85.35052
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Founded March 31, 1864 by evangelist Moses Park. William Terry Kirby, Sr. and Nancy T. Greer Kirby donated four acres of land adjacent to their home for the church site. Services were first conducted at a brush arbor on the property, which later became Lebanon Cemetery. The present building, constructed in 1887, has been in continous use and remains virtually unaltered.

Charter Members:

Moses Park • Sarah E. Adcock • Eliza E. Taylor • Martha Park • David Little • Sarah E. Taylor • Susan Park • Lucinda Kirby • Amanda Osborne • James Adcock • Elizabeth Wheeler • Ann Bennett

Placed on Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage March 30, 1989

Erected by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Lebanon Christian Church