Auburn First Baptist and the Alabama Frontier

Back in the early part of the nineteenth century, when Alabama was just an infant state, people poured in this place—part of the great stream of immigrants pouring into America from all over the world, and part of the stream of poor people just coming farther and farther south and west until finally they wound-up on the Alabama frontier—it was a wild place with a lot violence, a huge amount of alcoholism and drinking (for which the Alabama frontier was famous), and there were eye-gouging matches and knife fights and gun fights.

Listen to Part 4 of our Thursday evening series on A History of Auburn First Baptist Church:

You may also listen to Part 3, “Baptist Identity: The Rise of Baptists in America”.

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