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Around Kansas City: Birthplace of Two Black Churches Will Be Marked
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TitleAround Kansas City: Birthplace of Two Black Churches Will Be Marked
AbstractNotice about the placing of a marker for two of the oldest churches in Kansas City, Kansas, both predominantly of black congregations.
NotesA marker will be placed near Fifth Street and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, to honor the site where the two oldest continuously operating black churches west of the Mississippi River began services 129 years ago. ..The First A.M.E. Church is now at Eighth Street and Nebraska Avenue; the First Baptist Church, headed by Reverend E. A. Freeman, is at Fifth Street and Nebraska Avenue.
DateFebruary/19/1988
SourceKansas City Times
LocationMicrofilm
PageB2: 1
Local SubjectKansas City, Kansas
African Americans
Churches
Baptist Churches
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID104320
CONTENTdm number24040
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