First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HM23AJ)

Location: Pineville, LA 71360 Rapides Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 19.482', W 92° 25.936'

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Side AOn January 8, 1911, Pineville Baptist was founded in a brush tabernacle on Reagan Street. Thereafter, the church met at Louisiana College until a brick sanctuary was built on this site in 1919. Under Pastor T.W. Gayer (1925-1934) the membership doubled and endured the Great Depression. (Continued on other side)(Continued from other side)Side BThe name First Baptist Church was adopted in 1934. Educational buildings were added in 1942 and 1952 and a new sanctuary in 1959. The 1970 activities center honors pastor Dr. R. Houston Smith (1946-1972). The 1980 education center honors Charles Crowley's service in three different ministries.
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Date Added Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 554015 N 3465726
Decimal Degrees31.32470000, -92.43226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 19.482', W 92° 25.936'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 19' 28.92" N, 92° 25' 56.16" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 915-919 US-165 BUS, Pineville LA 71360, US
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