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. Taken in Chackbay Louisiana.
The real “Rosie the Riveter” Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
"The church buildings that remain have been burned, torn to the ground, or left to crumble into ruins. Your old church still remains. It has fallen into disappear and decay, but it has escaped from vandalism. It still stands tall and proud. It is a beacon of hope, truth, and light to all of us who pass by it."