First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HMNMQ)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 12.422', W 87° 34.027'

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Organized 1818, oldest church in Tuscaloosa County. First building was of logs. A brick structure completed 1830 and larger one at this site 1884. Educational building erected 1924 and present sanctuary 1958. Sunday School organized here 1830. Influenced by leadership of the first two Presidents University of Alabama, Dr. Alva Wood, 1831, Dr. Basil Manly, 1837, who often filled pulpit. A resolution from this church 1844, resulted in formation of Northern and Southern Baptist Conventions. Sponsored other churches: Hopewell, 1830; Southside, 1889; Holt, 1903; Calvary, 1910; Westend, 1910; Forest Lake, 1936 and Circlewood, 1948.
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Year Placed1973
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 447146 N 3674382
Decimal Degrees33.20703333, -87.56711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.422', W 87° 34.027'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 25.32" N, 87° 34' 1.62" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2300-2398 8th St, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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