Details for Dixie Baptist Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5241010440


Marker Number 10440
Atlas Number 5241010440
Marker Title Dixie Baptist Church
Index Entry Dixie Baptist Church
City Jasper
County Jasper
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 392351
UTM Northing 3421985
Subject Codes African American topics; eccesiastical buildings; churches
Marker Year 1966
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location take FM 2799 W 9 mi. to Indian Creek Rd. (across from FM 1747 S) then 1 mi. N to church
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 14" x 9"
Marker Text Founded about 1850 under beech trees at this site, by a Negro slave, Rev. Richard ("Uncle Dick") Seale (1798-1875), a respected, beloved leader of his people. Church built 1853 by his master, Joshua Seale, veteran of American Revolution, early settler.

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