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Second Baptist Church

 
 
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1. Second Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Congregation was formed in 1879; reorganization in 1882 by the Reverend John R. Miller and a core of determined members. The present building, formerly a theater, was acquired in 1913. This African-American church, like many others, has served its members as an educational and social foundation as well as a religious institution.
 
Erected 1998 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Cummins Engine Foundation, and Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana. (Marker Number 03.1998.2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
 
Location. 39° 12.478′ N, 85° 54.582′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Indiana, in Bartholomew County. Marker is at the intersection of Reed St and 9th St, on the right on Reed St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1328 9th St, Columbus IN 47201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Orinoco Furniture Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Christian Church
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Bartholomew County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Columbus City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Our Pioneer Heritage / Bartholomew County Historical Society / McEwen-Samuels-Marr House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cerealine Manufacturing Company (approx. ¾ mile away); Bartholomew County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bartholomew County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 15, 2013
2. Second Baptist Church Marker
Marker is missing, but support post can still be seen
Second Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 15, 2013
3. Second Baptist Church
The marker was located between the sidewalk and Reed Street in front of the east side of the church
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sara Nemtuda, May 30, 2024
4. Second Baptist Church Marker
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sara Nemtuda, May 30, 2024
5. Second Baptist Church Marker
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sara Nemtuda, May 30, 2024
6. Second Baptist Church Marker
Marker on the right of the Second Baptist Church marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2024. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 157 times this year. Last updated on June 11, 2024, by Sara Nemtuda of Lafayette, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4, 5, 6. submitted on June 11, 2024, by Sara Nemtuda of Lafayette, Indiana. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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