Alfred Street Baptist Church

Alfred Street Baptist Church (HM9HU)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.179', W 77° 2.99'

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Alfred Street Baptist Church is home to the oldestAfrican American congregation in Alexandria,dating to the early 19th century. It has served as aprominent religious, educational, and culturalinstitution. In 1818, the congregation, then knownas the Colored Baptist Society, began worshipservices here in the midst of the Bottoms, a freeblack neighborhood. By 1820 the church createdits educational branch, providing religious andsecular opportunities for both black children andadults. In 1855, free black craftsmen probablydesigned and built the brick church. Alterations tothe building occurred in the 1880s and in 1994 thechurch constructed a new sanctuary.
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HM NumberHM9HU
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Marker NumberE 124
Year Placed2003
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322001 N 4296909
Decimal Degrees38.80298333, -77.04983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.179', W 77° 2.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 10.74" N, 77° 2' 59.40" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21536 Chesterfield Ave, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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