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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Baptist Church

 
 
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, April 22, 2011
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Closeup of Marker.
Inscription. Organized in 1845, this church was the original Baptist witness in this city. Early meetings were held in homes, stores, and the Courthouse. The church moved to this site in 1889. Other Southern Baptist churches have been formed from this congregation.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Location. 39° 5.645′ N, 94° 25.273′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 West Truman Road, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Independence Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Truman House (about 700 feet away); Gingko Tree (about 700 feet away); First Fireproof Building in Independence (about 700 feet away); Joseph T. Noland House (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Baptist Church of Independence. This is the website for
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, April 22, 2011
2. First Baptist Church Marker
Area photo of Marker.
the church. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Independence Missouri Official Visitor Website. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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