Historic Carswell Grove Baptist Church Lost to Arson

I’m sad to report that Carswell Grove Baptist Church, the centerpiece of one of Georgia’s most historic African-American congregations, was a victim of arson on Sunday, 16 November 2014. I can only wonder what motivates such actions but since Carswell Grove has rebuilt in the past, I believe it will overcome this senseless tragedy. Deacon Palmer Lewis has been overseeing a renovation of this property for several years and is still hopeful for its future.

6 thoughts on “Historic Carswell Grove Baptist Church Lost to Arson

  1. Patti Stam

    I believe there is an old African American Church in Baker County-Newton, Ga. that in the last few years also burnt.

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