The Rev. B. Hercules Davis, center, sings her praises during services recently at High Hill Missionary Baptist Church. The congregation wants national recognition for the church, which some say is the oldest black church operating in the county.
The Rev. B. Hercules Davis, center, sings her praises during services recently at High Hill Missionary Baptist Church. The congregation wants national recognition for the church, which some say is the oldest black church operating in the county.
The Rev. B. Hercules Davis, center, sings her praises during services recently at High Hill Missionary Baptist Church. The congregation wants national recognition for the church, which some say is the oldest black church operating in the county.

Founded in the late 1860s, black church seeks national recognition

April 26, 2008 12:47 AM