“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
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 West 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
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(about 600 feet away); Frankfort Union Station (about 600 feet away); State Arsenal (about 800 feet away); Father of Kentucky Historical Society Highway Marker Program (about 800 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Hampton House / Early Stone House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
Also see . . .  The First Baptist Church, Frankfort, KY. (Submitted on September 23, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 17, 2010, by Matt Carter of Lexington, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 29, 2020