Macedonia Baptist Church

Macedonia Baptist Church (HM1B6U)

Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Arlington County
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N 38° 50.993', W 77° 5.12'

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Macedonia Baptist Church was the first African-American church established by residents in the Nauck community. Founded in 1911, the church traces its origins to prayer meetings held in 1908 at the home of Bonder and Amanda Johnson at 22nd Street South and South Monroe in Nauck Heights. The group erected a small church building adjacent to the Johnson home, then purchased Peyton Hall at Nauck Station, next door to the present site. Rev. John Gilliam was the first pastor of the official church. Steady growth of the congregation over the years led to construction in 1927 of a new building at that site. In 1971, the cornerstone was laid for the present building.
HM NumberHM1B6U
Year Placed2003
Placed ByArlington County, Virginia
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 10:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 319037 N 4302184
Decimal Degrees38.84988333, -77.08533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.993', W 77° 5.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 59.58" N, 77° 5' 7.20" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3412 22nd St S, Arlington VA 22204, US
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