Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery

on Pilgrim Church Road in NE corner of Alexander County

Pilgrim Baptist Church was organized in 1837 with worship being conducted in a log building.

October 8 1849 -- Isaac Baker of Alexander Co grants 3 acres to Trustees of the Baptist Church at Pilgrim, for the use and benefit
of the Baptist Church.

In 1886 the church was a frame structure.

Church members raised tobacco to get money for a new church building. The church was rebuilt from brick in 1948.

The parking area around the church was paved in 1970. Air conditioning and stained glass windows came later.

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