First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HM4O5)

Location: Gaffney, SC 29340 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 4.372', W 81° 38.912'

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[Lower marker]:
First Baptist Church
Founded 1878
Built 1899
B.P. Robertson, Pastor

[Upper marker]
Corner stone from second auditorium building which was demolished September 1949 to make way for the present building completed 1951.

[Dedication Plaque] (Located near the Limestone Street entrance):
First Baptist Church
Gaffney, South Carolina
Organized 1878
This building completed June 10, 1951
Frank E. Morris, Pastor
R.R. Markley - Architecture - Durham, N.C.
Crosland Construction Company - Builder
Columbia, S.C.

Building Committee
John M. Hamrick - Chmn., E.H. Jones
J.B. Hatcher, C.E. Hamrick
C.L. Chandler, Mrs. L.V. Gaffney
Waite C. Hamrick, Jr., Mrs. E.H. Dobson
V.H. Lipscomb, Mrs. L.A. Hamrick
A.J. Eastwood, Mrs. Eula H. Vassy
"Whosoever thou art that entereth this church,
be reverent; be attentive; be thoughtful;
and leave it not without prayer to God,
for thyself, for those who minister,
and for those who worship here."
HM NumberHM4O5
Year Placed1951
Placed ByFirst Baptist Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 440872 N 3881316
Decimal Degrees35.07286667, -81.64853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.372', W 81° 38.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 22.32" N, 81° 38' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 57 E Floyd Baker Blvd, Gaffney SC 29340, US
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