[Antioch Baptist Church in Harrison County]

Description:

Antioch Baptist Church is in the rural Leigh community of Harrison County. The location is the intersection of FM 1999 and FM 134. It was formally organized in 1866 by an African-American congregation. It began as a brush arbor. The first church, built in the 1880's, burned. The second building replaced it in 1921. This red brick building has air conditioning units enclosed in fencing on each side. The front gabled roof has a small gable above the entrance.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Marshall Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 86
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: August 28, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Era
The Cattle Boom, 1865-1890
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Antioch Baptist Church is in the rural Leigh community of Harrison County. The location is the intersection of FM 1999 and FM 134. It was formally organized in 1866 by an African-American congregation. It began as a brush arbor. The first church, built in the 1880's, burned. The second building replaced it in 1921. This red brick building has air conditioning units enclosed in fencing on each side. The front gabled roof has a small gable above the entrance.

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Partner:
Marshall Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth17810
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public