Postal Code: 36470
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The Mt. Rose Missionary Baptist Church is an African-American congregation, The brick structure sits on the north side of Hwy-84 in Monroe County, Alabama. Hwy-84 is a major federal highway that runs through the southern quarter of Alabama from Florida state line to Mississippi. To reach the Mt. Rose church and cemetery, Hwy-84 is the easiest route. Begin your journey at Ollie (a suburb of Monroeville) and head west toward the township of Perdue Hill and the Alabama river. The location of this church and cemetery is approximately 10 miles west of Ollie and about 2 miles east of the river. A large sign stands at the front to welcome visitors of all denominations.
If driving from Mississippi, stay on Hwy-84 and continue to the Alabama river at Claiborne. Having crossed the river, continue another 2 miles to Perdue Hill. The church and cemetery will be on the left.
The church and its churchyard are neat and well maintained with ample parking at front and west side of the building. All parking is on solid asphalt. The cemetery is located at the rear of the church extending the entire width of the property. The grounds gently slope toward the north and the cemetery markers are barely visible to the driving public.