Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum represents the history of African American churches in the Austin area. It is named after Jacob Fontaine, a slave preacher who founded 13 Baptist churches in Travis County. The Museum received a Rescuing Texas History grant in 2006 to aid in digitization of materials, mainly photographs.

Contact

Ernestine L. Thompson, President

512-480-9371

jfrm2003@ecpi.com

Address

Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
5602 Northdale Drive
Austin, TX 78723



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