Groveland Baptist Church

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Groveland Baptist Church is a Baptist church located at 5437 5th Avenue South in Crestwood North.

The church was organized in 1905 at 6620 Lewis Street, in the Groveland section of what is now the southeastern part of the Woodlawn neighborhood and the southwestern portion of Wahouma.

The church erected a building in 1910 at 452 66th Street North. Decades later, the congregation relocated to make way for construction of I-59 and completed its present brick building in 1971. In 2020 the church added a paved parking lot to the east of the sanctuary.

For its role in supporting the efforts of Civil Rights activists in the 1960s, Groveland Baptist Church was identified as a "movement church" by the Birmingham Historical Society as part of its efforts to document structures and get them listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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