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Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Baptist Church

 
 
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  
Established 1867
Visited by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
Erected by First Baptist Church.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 37° 18.053′ N, 78° 23.589′ W. Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Business U.S. 15) and 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 N Main St, Farmville VA 23901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); Main Street / Mayor J. David Crute / EACO Theatre (a few steps from this marker); Beulah AME Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial
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(about 300 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); The Light of Reconciliation / Now, Therefore Be It Resolved, (about 400 feet away); Dr. William W. H. Thackston (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
 
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
2. First Baptist Church
Virginia Historic Landmark plaque on the church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
3. Virginia Historic Landmark plaque on the church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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