Church marks 1870 gravesite for anniversary

The event begins at 11 a.m. Sunday with an anniversary  service, followed at 1:30 p.m. and the historical marker memorial service.

The grave contains the remains of a young boy, whose father  later  donated the land for the church to be built.

The church, which was formed in 1871 by African American families in Ellenwood, is located at 3797 River Road.

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