Celebration honors Va. Beach church’s history

(Credit: Facebook, Mayor Sessoms)
(Credit: Facebook, Mayor Sessoms)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms declared Saturday, June 21 Mount Olive Baptist Church Day.

The church is celebrating 122 years in the Seatack community.

It was the first African American Church and black school in Princess Anne County until desegregation in Virginia Beach.

 

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