With Mars Hill Mountain looming in the background, the first Baptist Church to be built in Mars Hill Village, had her cornerstone laid on a Wednesday morning, August 19, 1896. Rev. G.G. Haynes was pastor for three years. He was followed by: G.M Park, B.C. Cox, Mrs. M. Park and Mrs. C.C. Clark. In 1907, Rev. F.W. Sabean was the pastor. In the 40’s and 50’s, the Rev. Earl Beal pastored the church.
CreditsTranscribed by great great grandson, Rodney Lee Fulton. Posted online by great great granddaughter, Sheila. Eight diaries are known to exist: 1886# , 1889*, 1891*, 1892*, 1893*, 1895#, 1896* and 1897*. (#privately held) (*in the collection of the Walter T. A. Hansen Memorial Library in Mars Hill Maine). Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
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