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The 1883 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Pleasant Grove Church (present day: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church) in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by G.P. Hamrick. The Southern Baptist Convention asked the Association to raise $160.00 towards a $75,000 overall goal from all fourteen southern states. Updates were provided as to the enrollment and needs of the Baptist Female College and Shelby High School.
1883, September 20
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Pleasant Grove Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Shelby, NC, Cleveland County, NC, NC Baptists, Baptist History, G. P. Hamrick, Southern Baptist Convention, Baptist Female College, Shelby High School, R. D. Mallory
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Kings Mountain Baptist Association Collection, Minutes of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association, 1883. Series 1, Box 1, University Archives, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.