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Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Liberty Baptist Church

 
 
Liberty Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 14, 2018
1. Liberty Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  In commemoration of Liberty Baptist Church which occupied a building on this site between 1915 and 1960. Formed as an African-American congregation in 1869, the Liberty Baptist Church was originally located at 18 and E Streets, NW, before moving to 23rd Street in 1915. In 1960, Liberty Baptist Church moved to 527 Kentucky Avenue, SE, where it remains active.
 
Erected 2015 by The George Washington University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location. 38° 54.01′ N, 77° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 23rd Street Northwest south of I Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 22nd Street Northwest, Washington DC 20052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheen Hok Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 2310 H Street, Northwest
Liberty Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 14, 2018
2. Liberty Baptist Church Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) (about 400 feet away); Leonard A. Grimes (about 400 feet away); Philip S. Amsterdam Hall (about 400 feet away); Aleksandr Pushkin (about 400 feet away); St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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