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Home > Oklahoma > Muskogee > Central Baptist Church, 515 North Fourth Street, Muskogee, Muskogee County, OK



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B&W Photos
Distant View Of East Front
HB986772
Distant View Of East Front
View Of East Front
HB986773
View Of East Front
View Of South Side
HB986774
View Of South Side
Perspective View Of East Front And South Side
HB986775
Perspective View Of East Front And South Side
Detail Of Main Entrance, East Front
HB986776
Detail Of Main Entrance, East Front
Southeast View, Main Room, Sanctuary And Choir Section
HB986777
Southeast View, Main Room, Sanctuary And Choir Section
Northwest View, Main Room, Entrance And Pastor
HB986778
Northwest View, Main Room, Entrance And Pastor's Study


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
515 North Fourth Street, Muskogee, OK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OK-44
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1955 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1985 demolished
Significance: The Central Baptist Church is the second oldest black Baptist church in Muskogee having been constructed in 1908, one year after Oklahoma became a state. It is one of the three oldest social institutions in Muskogee's black community. Central Baptist Church served the spiritual and social needs of Muskogee's black community for 77 years. It was last used by the congregation for religious services on Sunday, March 31, 1985.

Subjects
Religious Services
African Americans
Baptist Churches


Related Names
Newby, Benjamin Warner, Photographer
Marsan, Joseph L., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW OF EAST FRONT
2. VIEW OF EAST FRONT
3. VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE
4. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE
5. DETAIL OF MAIN ENTRANCE, EAST FRONT
6. SOUTHEAST VIEW, MAIN ROOM, SANCTUARY AND CHOIR SECTION
7. NORTHWEST VIEW, MAIN ROOM, ENTRANCE AND PASTOR'S STUDY


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