[Center Hill FWB Church in Harrison County]

Description:

Center Free Will Baptist Church is located on Center Hill Rd. (CR 4210) in the community of Nesbitt in Harrison County. The congregation has traditionally African-American roots. It was organized in 1887 in the center of a hill, hence the name. After the first church burned, Center Hill moved nearby. The present white frame structure was built in 1956.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Marshall Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
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Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: August 26, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Center Free Will Baptist Church is located on Center Hill Rd. (CR 4210) in the community of Nesbitt in Harrison County. The congregation has traditionally African-American roots. It was organized in 1887 in the center of a hill, hence the name. After the first church burned, Center Hill moved nearby. The present white frame structure was built in 1956.

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Partner:
Marshall Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: mpl-slides-0324
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth17854
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public