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Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Hampden Sydney, Va., 1962-1963

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Creator:Peeples, Edward H. (Edward Harden), 1935- (photographer)
Creator:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
Title:Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Hampden Sydney, Va., 1962-1963
Date:1962-1963
Description:

Mercy Seat Baptist Church in Hampden Sydney, Prince Edward County, Va. The church burned when its stove putatively exploded. The closed Mercy Seat Elementary School was loaned by the Prince Edward County School Board to the African American congregation to use for church services until their church was repaired.

37.2318191

-78.458884

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=37.2318191,%20-78.458884

Mercy Seat Baptist Church

Call number: LA380.P74

Types:photographs | black-and-white negatives | StillImage
Subjects:Churches | Hampden-Sydney (Va.)--Race relations | Church buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | Baptist church buildings--Virginia--Prince Edward County--History--Pictorial works | Mercy Seat Baptist Church (Hampden-Sydney, Va.) | United States, Virginia, Prince Edward County, Hampden-Sydney, 37.2423746, -78.4597173
Collection:Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
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