Bethel Baptist Church at McKinley, AL (established 1821, listed on the ARLH)

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This church is located on Marengo CR 63 approximately 0.2 miles north of the junction of CR 63 & CR 38 and approximately 8 miles NE of Thomaston, AL in the community of McKinley (GPS coordinates 32.300342, -87.540733). Below are details about this church that are provided on a historical marker located in front of the church.

Text on marker:

“BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH & CEMETERY – Constituted June 6, 1821 from the fruits of labor of the venerable Solomon Perkins., For four years after their constitution they enjoyed almost a continual revival. Home of Miss Willie Kelly, a missionary to China from 1894 to 1936. This church was deemed a significant land mark and added to the Register of Alabama Landmarks and Heritage on April 11, 1984.”

Date of Photographs: January 29, 2016.

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