Second Baptist Church - Niles, Michigan
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 49.919 W 086° 15.152
16T E 562066 N 4631391
Quick Description: Historical marker commemorating an early church in Niles.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2007 6:15:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM2V9K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook
Views: 30

Long Description:

Second Baptist Church

In 1851 the Reverends J.W. Hackley and D.G. Lett organized the Second Baptist Church under the Anti-Slavery Baptist Association. The first of four churches -- a log building -- was erected on the southeast corner of Sixth and Ferry streets. In 1872 the building was moved to the northeast corner, where the present church stands. During the construction of the third church in 1950 - 51 the congregation was renamed the Mount Calvary Baptist Church. In 1971 a new sanctuary was added to the structure. ~ text of marker

Historical Name: Second Baptist Church

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Registered Site #: 1902

Historical Date: Not listed

Description: Not listed

website: Not listed

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