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Reidsville in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Baptist Church

Historical Marker

 
 
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Inscription.  The First Baptist Church was established in 1874 and is the oldest African-American congregation in the city of Reidsville. The Gothic revival-style architectural building was located at 401 South Scales Street adjacent to this site. The building was added to the "National Register of Historical Properties" on December 11, 1986. The building was included in the Reidsville, North Carolina: An Inventory of Historical and Architectural Resources and The Rich Heritage of African-Americans in North Carolina published by The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources in 1981 and 2000, respectfully.
 
Location. 36° 21.45′ N, 79° 39.852′ W. Marker is in Reidsville, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Williams Street and South Scales Street, on the left when traveling west on Williams Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reidsville NC 27320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Paul United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Reid House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piedmont Railroad
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(about 700 feet away); Booker T. Washington High School (approx. half a mile away); Alfred M. Scales (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wright Tavern (approx. 6.6 miles away); Wentworth and the War (approx. 6.6 miles away); Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reidsville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2019, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2019, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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