Historic Markers Across Alabama

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: On Mobile Rd at Clio St., Montgomery, AL
County: Tuscaloosa
Coordinates: N 32° 21.793    W 086° 19.539
  32.36321666    -86.32565
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMJVK1


Organized in 1881 with Rev. Delaware Jackson first pastor.

Building at Fifth St., now University Boulevard, near Sixth Ave., East. Another site purchased August 1, 1903, and building erected on Sixth Ave., East, at Eleventh St. during pastorate of Rev. McDaniel.

In 1948-49 church was rebuilt of brick in same Castle Hill area. In January, 1965, church moved to present site.

During church's first 100 years, Bro. Jefferson Davis Jackson served as Sunday School Superintendent for 35 years and Rev. O. S. Harvey served as pastor for 43 years.

End of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church