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The First Baptist Church in America, Providence
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The First Baptist Church in America is the First Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island, also known as First Baptist Meetinghouse. The oldest Baptist church congregation in the United States, it was founded by Roger Williams in Providence, Rhode Island in 1638. The present church building was erected in 1774–75 and held its first meetings in May 1775. Located at 75 North Main Street in Providence's College Hill neighborhood, it is a National Historic Landmark.
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TripAdvisor
  • Worth a visit and nearby buildings are beautifully decorated. Some historical information. Helpful guide. 
  • This is the very first Baptist Church in America founded by Roger Williams in 1638. The original steeple of the church was built in three days by the local ship builders. The church has Sunday service...  more »
  • This church is the 1st Baptist Church in United States of America. If you are a Baptist like I am, and my father was a Baptist minister, it's interesting visiting this church. It was founded by Roger ...  more »
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  • I had a wonderful experience browsing your site this morning. I am Pastor Nathan S.Carr from Liberia
  • Excellent tour from Dr. Lemons!
  • gorgeous historic building
  • A beautiful College Hill landmark
  • History