First Baptist Church (NRIS 90001840)
407 N. Jefferson St., NW,
Roanoke (Independent City),
VA. County/parish: Roanoke.
2 contributing buildings.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 19, 2001.
- First Baptist Church (Roanoke, Virginia)
- First Baptist Church was a historic African-American Baptist church located in the Gainsboro neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia. It was built in 1898-1900, and was a large six-bay nave-plan brick church with Romanesque and Gothic detailing. It featured a clipped gable roof and a front bell tower. A one-story Parish Hall was built in 1936. First Baptist Church occupied the building until moving to a new sanctuary in 1982. The church was destroyed by fire in April 1995. (read more...)
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