First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HMJ0F)

Location: Tuscumbia, AL 35674 Colbert County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 44.009', W 87° 42.128'

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This congregation was organized in July 1823 as Concord Church, later known as Union Church, then as Tuscumbia Baptist. Jeremiah Burns was the first pastor. It began meeting at this site about 1845 in a plain wooden building. The New England-style sanctuary of the present building was erected in 1892.The belfry and rear cross-section, including two balconies, were added about 1903
The entrance was moved from the belfry to the center and a third balcony added in 1954. The stained glass Gothic windows were imported from Czechoslovakia about 1906. The original pipes for the early Moller organ are still visible from the cross-shaped sanctuary and heard in worship today.
The Educational Building (north) was built in 1962 and the Fellowship Hall (south) in 1974. The church is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
HM NumberHMJ0F
Placed ByFirst Baptist Church, Tuscumbia, Al and The Colbert County Historical Landmark Foundation Alabama Historical Association
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 435721 N 3843712
Decimal Degrees34.73348333, -87.70213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 44.009', W 87° 42.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 44' 0.54" N, 87° 42' 7.68" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 N Dickson St, Tuscumbia AL 35674, US
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