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Homestead in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Baptist Church

City of Homestead Historic Landmark

 
 
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By Marsha A. Matson
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. First Baptist Church has been designated a City of Homestead Historic Landmark

This building, constructed in 1944, replaced a wooden structure constructed in 1912 at the same location. It is the only remaining neoclassical structure in downtown and is noted for its dramatic entrance columns. Following Hurricane Andrew in 1992, the church members built another church and the building has subsequently seen many uses.
 
Erected 2000 by City of Homestead Historic Preservation Board.
 
Location. 25° 28.347′ N, 80° 28.653′ W. Marker is in Homestead, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is on North Krome Avenue (State Road 997) south of NE 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 N. Krome Ave., Homestead FL 33030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Town Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Seminole Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hotel Redland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Redland District (approx. mile away); Landmark Hotel (approx. mile
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson
2. First Baptist Church Marker
away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Dr. James Archer Smith House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lindeman-Johnson House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homestead.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on May 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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