Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Essex County, VA (circa 1854)

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Founded as Piscataway Baptist Church in 1774 by John Waller with James Greenwood as it's first pastor and 11 members. There were 650 members by 1792 who were scattered across a large area. They soon built more churches to support such a large following. In 1856 Piscataway Baptist changed it's name to Mt. Zion.

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  • Uploaded on January 27, 2013
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