The first Baptist church of MadisonBegun here for God's glory in 1835, the church was named Madison Baptist Church in 1854 and received its present name in 1922. Founders were Abraham Moseley and R.J. Mays. Early pastors were B. Fiddler, W.B. Cooper, H.Z. Ardis, and first deacon Elisha Smith. The Florida Baptist Convention formed the State Board of Missions here December, 1880. Members were S.B.Thomas, Sr., J.M. Beggs, B.F. Wardlaw, C.W. Stephens, J.F.B. Mays, W.W. Hall, C.V. Waugh, T.E. Langley and W.N. Chaudoin, Secretary.
|Placed By||The First Baptist Church of Madison and Department of State, Bureau of Historic Preservation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:44pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 268030 N 3373266|
|Decimal Degrees||30.46926667, -83.41623333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 28.156', W 83° 24.974'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 28' 9.36" N, 83° 24' 58.44" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200 Base Street, Madison FL 32340, US|
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