First Baptist Church, Battle Creek, MI
Posted by: WrightStuff
N 42° 19.019 W 085° 10.823
16T E 649948 N 4686574
Quick Description: The First Baptist Church of Battle Creek is located on Michigan Avenue in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2007 7:47:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM1TBW
The First Baptist Church, the oldest church in Battle Creek, was organized in April, 1835, with 19 charter members. Meetings were held in the log schoolhouse the first few years. The present site was bought from Sands McCamley in 1843 for $2275. The first building, completed in 1850, was replaced in 1871 by the present structure at a cost of $26,500. Many members signed notes for the indebtedness. In 1957 an educational building was erected. The church was remodeled in 1959.
--text from Michigan Historical Marker on site
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1871
Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque
If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Baptist
If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday
Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 10:00 AM
Street address of Church:
80 E. Michigan Ave.
Battle Creek, MI United States
If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed
Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed
Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed
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