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Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church

 
 
Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
1. Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church Marker
North side
Inscription.  

[ North side ]
Stepney
1848
Birdsey’s Plain
Stepney Baptist Church
This two-story Greek Revival-style church was built under the direction of Hanford Hull, a noted joiner. The congregation was formed by the unification of the Stepney Baptist & the Monroe Baptist Societies. It was identical to the Methodist Church across the Stepney Green.
Stepney Heritage Trail – The Sippin Family

[ South side ]
Stepney
Ca 1845
Birdsey’s Plain
Stepney Baptist Church Parsonage
Built in conjunction with the Baptist Meetinghouse / Church in the Greek Revival style. In 1840, James Mallory was the first pastor to occupy the building.
Stepney Heritage Trail – The Sippin Family
 
Erected by The Save Our Stepney Task Force.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 41° 19.289′ N, 73° 15.856′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Connecticut, in Fairfield
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County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 25) and Green Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe CT 06468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Bell of Stepney Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); Birdsey’s Plain Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Birdsey’s Plain / Stepney Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burr Hawley & Burritt General Store (about 400 feet away); Bridgeport / Newtown Turnpike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stepney Schoolhouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stepney Fire House #1 (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Also see . . .  Stepney Baptist Church. (Submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
2. Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church Parsonage Marker
South side
Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
3. Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church and Marker
This is the Parsonage. The church's original bell is mounted on the stone pedestal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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