Brown Hill Baptist Church, Bleckley County

Brown Hill Baptist is the oldest African-American congregation in Bleckley County. According to the sign, and other Bleckley County sources, it dates to circa 1795. This is an extremely early date for any congregation in this area and probably needs further documentation. Such an early date would suggest that the congregation was likely established on a plantation by enslaved people. The present structure is of much more recent construction. The church also had a school until 1969. That structure now stands on the grounds of Bleckley County Middle School.

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