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There are sixty-one items (articles, essays & books)
     "Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set." Proverbs 22:28
     "Truly the old landmark once stood, and having fallen, it was deemed proper to reset it." (The Baptist Encyclopedia, 1881, p. 868.)
     "[T]here are many elements in Baptist history which bear an obvious and direct relationship to the tenets of the Landmark system and which clearly demonstrate that the architects of the movement, 'the Great Triumvirate,' were building on a foundation in Baptist life which was already laid." - LeRoy B. Hogue, "The Antecedents of Landmarkism"

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A Perpetuity View of Baptist History
By James R. (Jim) Duvall, 2009

A Study of the Antecedents of Landmarkism
By LeRoy B. Hogue, 1966

A Study of the Antecedents of Landmarkism
In the Philadelphia Baptist Association
By LeRoy B. Hogue, 1966

"An Old Landmark Reset"
By James M. Pendleton

Old Landmarkism
The Baptist Encyclopedia, 1881
William Cathcart, Editor

B. H. Carroll -- was a "Landmarker"
By R. L. Vaughn

The Great Commission - Matthew 28:18-20
By Ben Stratton
Farmington, Kentucky, 2022

"Pre-Landmark" Landmarkism
By R. L. Vaughn, 2007

The Trail of Blood
By R. L Vaughn, 2022

Georgia Baptist Association Circular Letter, 1811
By Jesse Mercer
["Our reasons for rejecting Methodism, or Pedobaptist baptism by immersion, as invalid."]

The Problem of Baptist Succession
By Wendell H. Rone, Sr.
[Then, as the Baptists had no national government, they could not preserve their records as did others.... The hand which carried the sword to smite this people, carried also the torch to burn up their books, and their authors were reduced to ashes by the flames of their own literature.]
Thomas Armitage, History of The Baptists, p. 10.]

Why The Fear of Baptist Perpetuity?
By R. Charles Blair

Landmarkism in Early Boone County (KY) Baptist Churches
By James R. (Jim) Duvall

Why Should Baptist Churches Keep
the “Baptist” Label in Their Names?

By Ben Stratton

A Series of Three Lectures On "THE TRAIL OF BLOOD"
by T. P. Simmons, 1939

Landmarkism Before J.R. Graves
By Thomas Williamson

Have Landmark Baptists made any helpful
Contributions to the Christian tradition?

By Ben Stratton

Ben Stratton / Nathan Finn Discuss Landmarkism
Via Correspondence, 2010

A List of Early Baptist Churches from
Compendium of Baptist History

By J. A. Shackelford, 1892

A Testimony Concerning The Trail of Blood
From a Former Catholic Priest

Succession or Perpetuity?
By Dr. Roger W. Maslin

The Definition of the Church
By J. A. Shackelford, 1892

Shackelford's Chart On Baptist Origins
Compendium of Baptist History, 1891

The Perpetuity of the Church
Thoughts on Matthew 16:16-19
By Rev. John Albritton
Biblical Recorder, 1902

“An Old Landmark Reset”
By Asa Drury, FBC, Covington, KY.
The Tennessee Baptist, 1855

Old Landmarkism
A History of Kentucky Baptists
J. H. Spencer, 1886

The Origin of the Appellation: "Old Landmarkism"
By J. R. Graves

Elder Wilson Thompson was a Landmarker

Ten Premises of Landmarkism
J. R. Graves

The Historical Context for the Rise of Old Landmarkism
by Keith Harper, 1986

Old Landmarkism: A Historiographical Appraisal
By Keith Harper
Baptist History and Heritage Journal, 1990

A Response to Errors on Landmarkism
Landmark Southern Baptist Weblog
By Ben Stratton, January, 20, 2009

Why We Are Not Protestants
By Daniel Chamberlin
Broken Arrow, OK

Baptist Succession
By W. W. Everts
The Baptist Quarterly, 1877

The Church in the Wilderness
By W. W. Everts, Jr.

Can Baptists Consistently go to the Lord's Table
when it is Spread by Pedobaptists?

By T. R. Espy, Little Rock, AR
The Baptist, 1870

The Church and the Ordinances
By Buell H. Kazee, 1965
A twelve-chapter book.

Baptist Waymarks
By Samuel H. Ford, 1903
A fourteen-chapter book + appendices.

The Beginnings of Landmarkism
By Robert A. Baker, 1966

Articles of Faith of the Green River
Association (KY), 1800

Defence of the Philadelphia Confession of Faith
By T. T. Eaton, 1900

The Philadelphia Baptist Association on Authority in Baptism
From the Association Minutes

Valid and Invalid Baptism in Kentucky
Spencer's A History of Kentucky Baptists
Vol. II, 1886

Dr. A. M. Poindexter on Pedobaptist Immersions
The Christian Respository, 1879

"J. R. Graves - Life, Times and Teachings"
By Samuel H. Ford
A twelve chapter bio and three short bios.

Historical Sketch of North Springfield Baptist Church, Vermont
By R. G. Johnson, Pastor, 1878
[The church where J. R. Graves was baptized.]

A History of the Baptists
From the Preface
John T. Christian, 1922

Baptist History Vindicated
By John T. Christian, 1899
With An Introduction by T. T. Eaton

Nature of the Church
By I. K. Cross, 1990

The Marks of a New Testament Church
By Pastor Clarence Walker
From “Introduction” to The Trail of Blood

Baptists Not Protestants
By C. C. Carroll, 1937

Baptist Baptism Before 1641
By Joseph Angus
Early President of Regent's Park (Baptist) College
Oxford, England

Alien Baptism in the SBC in 1915
By W. P. Throgmorton

Lessons on Church Authority from John Gano
By James R. Duvall

John Broadus on Landmarkism
A Letter in 1876
Researched by Jason Fowler

A Collection of Perpetuity Statements

James Robinson Graves, James Madison Pendleton,
and Amos Cooper Dayton: Foundational to Old Landmarkism

By Klayton Carson, 2022

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A Study of the Antecedents of Landmarkism
By LeRoy B. Hogue
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The Trail of Truth
By William C. Hawkins and Willard A. Ramsey
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Martyrs' Mirror
Thieleman J. vanBraght, 1660
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Alien Baptism and the Baptists
By William M. Nevins
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The Trail of Blood
By J. M. Carroll
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Trail of Blood Chart
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Baptist Succession
A Hand-book of Baptist History
by D. B. (David Burcham) Ray, 1830-1922
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