Siloam Baptist Church

503 Washington St., Marion, Alabama

Is considered by Baptists in the state as one of the most important mother churches of many Alabama Baptist institutions and churches.

Photos 

Siloam Baptist Church

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, April 23, 1935 FRONT VIEW (FACES EAST)

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Siloam Baptist Church congregation was established in 1822. The current brick Greek Revival building was completed in in 1848.

It is considered by Baptists in the state as one of the most important mother churches of many Alabama Baptist institutions and churches. Members of this church were instrumental in establishing both Judson College in 1838 and Howard College, now Samford University, in 1841.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 1982
Reference number
82001615
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Area of significance
Religion
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1848; 1849

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2020: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • July 18, 2011: New photos from WillyT
  • May 27, 2011: Updated by WillyT: Added description

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