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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fifth Street Baptist Church

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, May 11, 2020
1. Fifth Street Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Fifth Street Baptist Church was organized as Zoar Baptist Church, two miles west of Hannibal on November 25, 1837. The Church was renamed United Baptist Church in 1841, then relocated to the north corner of Church Street and Fourth Street in 1845 and was renamed First Baptist Church. The present building was built at a cost of $26,000 and was dedicated on December 17, 1893. The church name was changed to The Fifth Street Baptist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 39° 42.514′ N, 91° 21.569′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on North 5th Street north of Broadway Street (Business U.S. 36), on the right when traveling south. Marker is mounted to the church. It is across from Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 N 5th St, Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First School House in Hannibal (within shouting distance
Fifth Street Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, May 11, 2020
2. Fifth Street Baptist Church Marker
Marker is partly hidden at the entrance
of this marker); William Henry Hatch (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named William Henry Hatch (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Horr House (about 700 feet away); Standard Printing Company Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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