The First African Baptist Church

The First African Baptist Church (HMEUU)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 4.878', W 81° 5.768'

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of North America

The oldest Black Congregation in North America began in 1773. May 20, 1775 the church was born with Rev. George Leile as its pastor; and constituted January 20, 1788 with Rev. Andrew Bryan, Pastor.

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To The Glory Of God
This building was erected in 1859 by the members of the congregation doing the work themselves. It is rated excellent in architecture and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
This is the first building constructed of brick in the State of Georgia owned by blacks.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 490927 N 3549451
Decimal Degrees32.08130000, -81.09613333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.878', W 81° 5.768'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 52.68" N, 81° 5' 46.08" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23 Montgomery St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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