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New Richmond in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1st Regular Baptist Church

Underground Railroad Site

 

— Clermont Freedom Trail —

 
1st Regular Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2021
1. 1st Regular Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  The original section of the church was built in 1842, the same year the congregation avowed “not to fellowship with those who sustained or countenanced” the institution of slavery.
 
Erected by Village of New Richmond; and Ohio River National Freedom Corridor.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 38° 56.919′ N, 84° 16.723′ W. Marker is in New Richmond, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is on Western Avenue just east of Washington Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, near the southwest corner of the First Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 213 Western Avenue, New Richmond OH 45157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. Ernest Wagner Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Ashburn (about 800 feet away); New Richmond VFW Veterans Memorial
Marker detail: First Baptist Church, 1908 image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: First Baptist Church, 1908
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(about 800 feet away); New Richmond Pearl Harbor Memorial (about 800 feet away); The United States Merchant Marine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Underground Railroad Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Richmond WW I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding of New Richmond (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Richmond.
 
1st Regular Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2021
3. 1st Regular Baptist Church Marker
(First Baptist Church in background)
First Baptist Church (<i>front/south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 27, 2021
4. First Baptist Church (front/south elevation)
(older portion of church on the left • marker is just beyond left edge of this image)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 18, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Jan. 18, 2022