A new historical marker is honoring the oldest continuously operating African American church in Mississippi. Members of St. Peter Baptist Church in Pascagoula gathered Saturday to celebrate the unveiling of a marker that was placed by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The coastal church was founded in 1819 by a freed slave named…
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Thank you to Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) for placing the marker.
I will be making this part of a Mississippi Mondays post in a future post once it’s been added to some of the websites, like HMDB, Waymarking, etc. which hopefully won’t take too long.