1901 - First Baptist Church -Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 40° 00.925 W 079° 35.320
17T E 620445 N 4430422
Quick Description: This is the cornerstone for the First Baptist Church of Connellsville, located at 301 South Pittsburgh Street, Connellsville City, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2018 3:57:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMXWV9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
This congregation was organized on June 26, 1796. It is the oldest ecclesiastical organization in Connellsville and the fourth oldest Baptist Church in Fayette County.

This fine stone structure of old English Gothic architecture was built in 1900. Including all furnishings and the organ, the building cost an estimated $40,000. The auditorium with its massive columns, symmetrical arches, and beautiful decorations presents a very pleasing and attractive appearance.
Year of construction: 1901

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Full inscription:
BAPTIST CHURCH ORGANIZED 1796 BUILT 1801 * 1871 * 1901


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