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Belleville Baptist Church at Belleville, AL (ca. 1840)

This church is a two story frame building (circa 1840) with portico and external stairs leading to a slave gallery. All of the building material, lumber, brick, pews and pegs were hand made by members of the community. This Church was organized by Alexander Travis, uncle of the Alamo hero, William Barrett Travis. Alexander Travis also served as pastor at the Belleville Baptist Church for 32 years.

The Belleville Baptist Church is located just north of Hwy 84 on County Road 15 in Belleville (GPS coordinates N31.433694,W87.108167).

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