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Michigan Avenue Baptist Church

 
 
Michigan Avenue Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. Michigan Avenue Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation formed 1836. Second Baptist Church of Buffalo and first Black church of any denomination in the city. Cornerstone laid 1845. Completed 1849. The Rev. Dr. J. Edward Nash, Pastor, 1892-1953. On National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1974 by Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 53.176′ N, 78° 52.048′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Michigan Avenue south of Broadway, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan Street Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Michigan Street Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Mary B. Talbert (a few steps from this marker); A Melting Pot (within shouting distance of this marker); Colored Musicians Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Harlem Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Moving North (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nash House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker.
Northward - Michigan Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. Northward - Michigan Avenue
Church is on the right, hidden by the first building.
The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum.
 
Also see . . .
1. Michigan Avenue Baptist Church - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on March 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. El-Bethel Assembly - Light of the World Missions. Current occupant of the church building. (Submitted on March 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Southward - Michigan Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Southward - Michigan Avenue
Michigan Avenue Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
4. Michigan Avenue Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 167 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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