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Forgotten By All by SalemCat Forgotten By All by SalemCat
This little church was once called St. Luke Baptist Church but nicknamed Little Zion.It was built by and for the African American slaves in 1883.The land was once part of the Cleona Plantation.It became abandoned in the early part of 1970.The pastor retired and the people started attending other local churches.
I went back there not long ago to take more photos. I was very sad to see that this old church had completely collapsed! I'm just grateful that I was able to photograph it a few times while it was still standing.

Taken in Chackbay Louisiana.

Here are some other photos I have of this church:
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organicvision Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013   Photographer
I feel that this is part of our role as photographers and this is an exquisit example of artistic archives.
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Schnitzelyne Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured: [link] :blackrose:
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FilipaGrilo Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
FEATURE [link] :iconoldarchitecturelover: WONDERFUL 2013 :love:
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PhotoStalking Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Pardon me while I just fave every single image of it......
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SalemCat Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for all the fav's, I'm so glad you liked it! :D
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PhotoStalking Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. It is a gorgeous church and I love the photos. They're well done!
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sylverface Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: featured here [link]
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jmarie1210 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I agree with you. I hate to see pieces of history gone. There is something about old structures, as if there is trapped pieces of time in them..
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NoxNoctis13 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012   Photographer
I love old place like this, they are such special place, sometimes it like you can hear the story they have to tell.
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Vee-Deviant Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this image may I have permission to use in the future, of course I will use it not until I hear from you
Thank you
Lovely images!!!
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