Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First African Baptist Church
Erected 2014 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA-106.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 37° 32.304′ N, 77° 25.771′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 College Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First African Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); Monumental Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Virginia Convention of 1788 (within shouting distance of this marker); Theatre Fire of December 26, 1811 (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Terrace (within shouting distance of this marker); Egyptian Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Philip's Way (about 300 feet away); Medical College of Virginia (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 5. submitted on April 20, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.