Little River Baptist Church
All titles for this item:
- Little River Baptist Church
FOUNDED: 1791, present building built in 1855
LOCATION: Buckner Road, Bumpass
INFORMATION: 3rd oldest Baptist church in Louisa County. In 1850, many members withdrew and helped organize Bethpage Church at Frederickshall and Gilboa Church at Cuckoo. The Communion Service for Little River Baptist Church was destroyed by Yankee soldiers during the Civil War. Few records exist prior to 1861. Soldiers may have sestroyed them too.
After the Civil War, the black members withdrew from Little River Baptist and formed Mt. Garland Baptist Church