First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HM1E5K)

Location: Dothan, AL 36301 Houston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 13.473', W 85° 23.797'

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In November 1887 nine charter members organized the First Baptist Church of Dothan. In 1888 the Church erected a one room frame structure at 205 South Saint Andrews Street.

A beautiful Gothic brick building in the SE corner of Main and Oates Streets was built in 1893 by the 120 members. By 1928 the congregation of 1,712 commenced services on this present site, 300 West Main Street.

This Centennial year, 1987, having 21 pastors and established five other churches, the 4,569 members are engaged in a six million dollar expansion program. Our cornerstone,
"The love of Christ constraineth us."
HM NumberHM1E5K
Year Placed1987
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission and First Baptist Church
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 652718 N 3455596
Decimal Degrees31.22455000, -85.39661667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 13.473', W 85° 23.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 13' 28.38" N, 85° 23' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 W Main St, Dothan AL 36301, US
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