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(No longer extant, photographs below taken in 1982)
The Zion Baptist Church was built using the materials from the old Harveysburg Academy, which had been founded by Dr. Jesse Harvey. This African-American Church was built on the same site as the old Academy. The cemetery of Zion Baptist Church is located outside of the village across Rte 73 in the Fifty Springs Picnic Area of Caesar Creek State Park.

Zion Baptist Church

Zion Baptist Church ~ Built from the lumber saved from the Harveysburg Academy-1861

Zion Baptist African-American Cemetery

Above is a photograph of the
Zion Baptist African-American Cemetery
near Harveysburg in the Fifty Springs Picnic Area.


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