Natchez Trace Parkway

Natchez Trace Parkway

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Church Rebuilt by Volunteers During Civil Rights Movement to Receive Marker

The 1964 rebuilding of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, which was destroyed for hosting civil rights activities, will be commemorated with a marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail on Saturday, January 17, at 11 am. The unveiling will take place at 3651 County Road 700 in Blue Mountain. Several Oberlin alumni who took part in the church rebuilding will attend, and the event is open to the public.