Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church, Greenville NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates
N 35° 34.306 W 077° 20.445
18S E 287879 N 3938974
Quick Description: Historic Church owned and maintained by the Pitt County Historical Society
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/8/2009 10:07:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM5HA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Red Banks Church is listed on the National Register of Historic places. The Church is owned and maintained by the Pitt County Historical Society. The building is currently used for Historical Society Meetings, Weddings and other events, a Dinner on the Grounds is held each Spring. There is also a Civil War Trails marker on the site.

The church congregation was founded in 1758 according to the Historical Society sign on the site. The church building was burned on December 30, 1863 by Union Col. Joseph M. McChesney with detachments form his command, the 1st North Carolina Volunteers (U.S.), the 12th New York Calvary and 23rd New York Artillery Battery. The Church was rebuilt after the war and remodeled in 1893.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1893

Age of Church building determined by?: Historical Society

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Primitive Baptist

Street address of Church:
NC 1704, jct. with NC 1725
aka, Red Banks Rd
Greenville, NC USA

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

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