Salem Missionary Baptist

TBD County
Org 1875
Photography by Bryan Stovall

Close to Metter on Stockinghead Creek.

1875 – The charter members left Poplar Springs (closer) and Lake PB (wanted missions)

Early minutes destroyed by fire

First met on the dam of the mill pond owned by BW Lee on the bank of Fifteen Mile Creek.

1879 present church built.  Had to have a decorum of set rules governing the conferences.  Pastor was usually the moderator.

Salem was the mother of the Metter first Baptist and many left to join that church when org in 1900.