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Mississippi Baptist Beginnings

The history of Mississippi Baptists from their first days in the 1700s to the present has been captured by the Mississippi Baptist Historical Commission in a newly-completed exhibit along Highway 61 between Fayette and Natchez, not far from the location of the first Baptist Church in Mississippi.

The exhibit is open to the public seven days a week, and there is no admission charge. For more information, contact the Mississippi Baptist Historical Commission at P.O. Box 4024, Clinton, MS 39058-4024. Telephone: (601) 925-3434. E-mail:

News Report

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