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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Baptist Church

 
 
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Photographed By Matt Carter, September 19, 2009
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1833, issuing from an integrated worship, this church was established by John Ward and Ziah Black. Ward donated first lot. Members worshipped in private homes before occupying the first structure. Construction for present church began, 1904. Distinguished religious, educational, and civic leaders have held membership here.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 1464.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 38° 11.985′ N, 84° 52.395′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Clinton Street, on the left when traveling north on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Clinton St, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Tunnel in Kentucky / Frankfort Union Station
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Photographed By Brian Anderson, September 20, 2021
2. First Baptist Church
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(about 600 feet away); Early Congregation (about 700 feet away); State Arsenal (about 800 feet away); Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program (about 800 feet away); Old State House (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1864 Attack on Frankfort (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, March 20, 2022
3. First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, March 20, 2022
4. First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, March 20, 2022
5. First Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky.   2. submitted on November 12, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 24, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022