First Baptist Church - Madison, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rangergirl141
N 30° 28.124 W 083° 25.012
17R E 267969 N 3373208
Quick Description: Rare example of Queen Anne style in church architecture built in 1898. The FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH is located Pickney and Orange Sts.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2009 9:12:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM7N7B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
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Long Description:
A historical marker on site reads:
This structure represents an adaptation of the Queen Anne style of architecture to local ecclesiastical needs and traditional building materials. Both the stimulus for constructing a new sanctuary and the idea for its basic design are attributed to the Reverend Stephen Crockett, an Englishman who served as pastor at the time. Crockett's design is unusual for the time and place; however, its most unusual facet remains hidden until the visitor enters: the interior plan is octagonal. The sanctuary was moved to this location in 1956. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Date Built: 1/1/1898

Age of Church building determined by?: Historical marker

Service Times:
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Website: [Web Link]

Church Address:
134 S Meeting St
Madison, Florida United States

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