Historic Markers Across Alabama



Hopewell Baptist Church



Marker ID: AHA 
Location:
County: Tuscaloosa
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Constituted October 22, 1830 under leadership of Thomas Baines, Medley White and Robert Marsh of Ebenezer (First) Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa. Robert Marsh served as first pastor 1830-1833. John Meek was first minister ordained December 23, 1838. First met at Liberty in log meeting house on this site. Wooden structure built in 1860. Replaced by present building in 1960. Tuscaloosa Baptist Association organized here March 28, 1834.








End of Hopewell Baptist Church