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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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  • Providence has history and here is the beginning of it, Providence was also a place where they wanted to separate church and state. This Church was more than a religious place, it was a symbol of what...  more »
  • Worth a visit and nearby buildings are beautifully decorated. Some historical information. Helpful guide.  more »
  • 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 »
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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
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