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Columbus in Bartholomew County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Second Baptist Church

 
 
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Indiana Historical Bureau
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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 39° 12.478′ N, 85° 54.582′ W. Marker was in Columbus, Indiana, in Bartholomew County. Marker was at the intersection of Reed St and 9th St, on the right on Reed St. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1328 9th St, Columbus IN 47201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Orinoco Furniture Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bartholomew County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bartholomew County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles
Second Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 15, 2013
2. Second Baptist Church Marker
Marker is missing, but support post can still be seen
away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bartholomew County Revolutionary War Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bartholomew County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bartholomew County W.W. I - Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War I Honor Roll & Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
More about this marker. The marker is missing as of March 15, 2013. The Indiana Historical Bureau has noted on its website that the marker is missing.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Second Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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