The African Missionary Baptist Church of Live Oak

    By Florida Division of Historic Resources Staff

    This church in Suwannee County was built before 1910.

    Florida has a rich and diverse history.  African American landmarks and legacies exist in various locations throughout the state. The following historical sites can be found in Suwannee County.  While some of these sites can be visited, other listings are marked "private" and are not open to the public.

    Live Oak
    African Missionary Baptist Church

    502 Walker Avenue SW
    The first church was built on the corner of Parshley and Houston Avenue. Workers later moved the building to its present site on Walker Avenue.

    Adapted from Florida Black Heritage Trail, published by the Florida Department of State, in partnership with VISIT FLORIDA, copyright 2007.  For more information on African American sites, please visit

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