Sandy Creek Primitive Baptist Church is the oldest organized church and oldest surviving religious structure in Randolph County. Founded in 1755 by Elder Shubal Stearns, it is considered the most significant landmark in Baptist history as noted by the nearby state historic marker designating it the "Mother of Southern Baptist Churches."
Public accessibility: Self-guided walking tours
Disclaimer: Randolph County and its municipalities have designated a variety of historic landmarks. Just as with state and national historic landmarks, visitors should be aware that some are private and not open to the public. Please contact the Visitors Bureau for additional information regarding accessibility before traveling long distances.