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Milligan Baptist was hit by lightning as this afternoons thunderstorm roared through was what I told
They shut down Old River Rd. due to the fire. The news will say a Baker church but it is just about a quarter mile north of Hwy 90 on Old River Rd.
My great-great grandfather was a member back in the last 20 or 30+ years of the 1800’s after the civil war and is buried across the road from the church.


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How bad was it damaged?

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The photo I saw showed the whole roof on fire with flames shooting up in the air
I haven’t seen it in person but from the photo the main church building will need to be completely rebuilt



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Yeah it was a total loss... sad and we had a horrible storm move in so I figured it was hit by lightning.
 

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Sad to see. Said the Church was established in 1864.
The building was substantially newer than that; probably less than 30-40 years old.

The only thing standing are the brick walls. Total loss. Old, dry pine lumber burns exceedingly quickly. Nothing could have saved that church.
 

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I was baptized in the main church building in 1969. That building was older than me but I don’t know what year it was built. The addition to the side of the church was built years after the main church


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