[The Demolition of the First Baptist Church, 1 of 11: Wood Pile and Building]

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The third building of the First Baptist Church was built in 1920; it was used until 1967, at which time it was demolished for the current building.
The First Baptist church was originally located in a frame building on the southwest corner of the Crazy block in 1883. A second church was built at the corner of SW 4th Avenue and West Hubbard Street, facing SW 4th Avenue. It was a frame building with two steeples.
A brick church, facing Hubbard Street, was erected to accommodate the congregation in 1920. These photographs illustrate the demolition of this building.
The present church was erected in 1967 at the corner of SW 4th Avenue and SW 1st Street.

Creator(s): A. F. Weaver
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection(s):
A. F. Weaver Collection
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  • Digitized: November 21, 2007
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Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1967  
Description:

The third building of the First Baptist Church was built in 1920; it was used until 1967, at which time it was demolished for the current building.
The First Baptist church was originally located in a frame building on the southwest corner of the Crazy block in 1883. A second church was built at the corner of SW 4th Avenue and West Hubbard Street, facing SW 4th Avenue. It was a frame building with two steeples.
A brick church, facing Hubbard Street, was erected to accommodate the congregation in 1920. These photographs illustrate the demolition of this building.
The present church was erected in 1967 at the corner of SW 4th Avenue and SW 1st Street.

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Partner:
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection:
A. F. Weaver Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AWO_1272N.007
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29915
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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Access: Public