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Second Baptist Church

 
 
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
1. Second Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1861, the present building was erected in 1886. The congregation has been a spiritual, educational and cultural leader. The first black school was held here. Western Baptist Seminary was organized in this church.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence 1976.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 39° 5.673′ N, 94° 24.882′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on East White Oak Street just east of North Lynn Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 East White Oak Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Battle of Independence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fire Station No. 1 (about 400 feet away); Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum
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(about 500 feet away); Twyman Hotel - Kenton House (about 600 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Truman's First Job (about 700 feet away); Clinton's Drugstore (about 700 feet away); Jackson County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Second Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
2. Second Baptist Church and Marker
Second Baptist Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
3. Second Baptist Church Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2020, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2020, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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