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Save the Hapeville First Baptist Church Stone Sanctuary from Demolition
  • Petitioned Hapeville First Baptist Church

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Hapeville First Baptist Church

Save the Hapeville First Baptist Church Stone Sanctuary from Demolition

    1. Scott Eaves
    2. Petition by

      Scott Eaves

      Atlanta, GA

The First Baptist Church of Hapeville was organized in August of 1884. In 1923, the first permanent sanctuary, “the old stone church,” was erected, using Stone Mountain granite. That “old stone church” is slated to be torn down within a few days. Most who have lived in Hapeville have been in “the old stone church” at one time or another and would like to see it saved. Whether or not a member of the church, many Hapeville residents and others have attended Baptisms, weddings, funerals, baccalaureate celebrations, kindergarten and vacation Bible school graduations and community events. The structure does belong to the Baptist Church. It is their final decision as to its future. However, the Baptist Church is a vital part of our City and of our history. If YOU can help to save this building, you will be helping to preserve a legacy.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 200 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Wesley Goodwin DALTON, GA
      • about 1 year ago

      I grew up in this church

    • Thomas Hammond LOCUST GROVE, GA
      • almost 2 years ago

      I grew up thru elem. school in East Point, and then Ben Hill. The Atlanta area has ignored it's heritage for too long and allowed our best chances for remembrances to be destroyed. Any structure we can save is one for the good of our future generations !@#$%^&

    • Mary West PHOENIX, AZ
      • almost 2 years ago

      I grew up in nearby College Park. MARTA and the Airport made our neighborhood and important schools and churches disappear. This church needs to be saved.

    • Cindy Lou Who EAST POINT, GA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Historic legacy to the neighborhood.

    • Melonie Potts MARIETTA, GA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Let's not tear down everything in the city.


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