No. 1039 - Marrawah Baptist Church

Marrawah is a small West Coast town located approximated 50 kilometres south west of Smithton. Marrawah is Tasmania's westernmost settlement and the furthest town from Hobart. It was once a rich timber district with a railway line which fed the sawmills at Smithton. Marrawah is an aboriginal word for "gum tree".

The first Baptist meeting at Marrawah took place in 1952 with a church constituted in 1954. Early meetings were held in the Marrawah community hall. A church was built in 1957 and is still in regular use.

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Marrawah Baptist church - Image source: Google Street-view 2010


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