Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch Baptist Church (HM1EFS)

Location: Sandston, VA 23150 Henrico County
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N 37° 30.632', W 77° 14.763'

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A chapel, built in 1772 at Boar Swamp, was used by Elijah Baker to gather people for worship. In 1776 the church was constituted as Boar Swamp Baptist Church, with Joshua Morris as the first pastor. In 1780 Joshua Morris and fourteen members from Boar Swamp Church established the First Baptist Church of Richmond. In 1846 the church changed its name to Antioch Baptist. The chapel burned twice and the present sanctuary was built in 1870. The church ordained numerous people and brought several people into the ministry, including Charlie Bradley, Pastor, 1957-1997.
Marker NumberHC-33
Year Placed2011
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 4:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 301486 N 4153879
Decimal Degrees37.51053333, -77.24605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 30.632', W 77° 14.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 30' 37.92" N, 77° 14' 45.78" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3914 Antioch Church Rd, Sandston VA 23150, US
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