Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Crestview, Baker County

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Crestview, Baker County

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church is a traditionally Black church. I’m not quite sure if there is still a congregation or not, but it makes me happy to see that the grounds are kept nice and clean!

Baptismal

Baptismal

Old Piney Grove Church

Thankfully the old Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church still stands, I believe that it is currently being used as a storage building.

Inside Old Piney Grove Church

Inside of the old church…

Grouped Graves

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Cemetery

Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery, Crestview, Baker County

Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery, Crestview, Baker County

The Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery sits beside where Oak Grove Baptist Church once sat. Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery is a Black cemetery and is located on land owned by Willow Nook Farms. A new Oak Grove church has been built in another town, but it is now a Free Will Baptist church. (Private Property)

Grave of Carry Curry

Sikes Graves

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Photo of Oak Grove Baptist Church after its abandonment and before its destruction. (Photo Credit:  Baker County Historical Society)