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First Baptist Church, 416 Vine Street, Madison, Jefferson County, IN

First Baptist Church, 416 Vine Street, Madison, Jefferson County, IN

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Summary

Significance: The First Baptist Church, constructed in 1853-60, is the home of the oldest Baptist congregation in Indiana. Styled in the Greek Revival manner, the brick structure's four elevations are dominated by Tuscan pilasters and recessed segmental-arched panels, emphasizing balance and regularity in the design. The principal denticulated gable pediment is repeated over the central doorway, and supported by scrolled brackets. Elegant stained glass windows soften the austere, rectilinear outlines of both interior and exterior surfaces.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-41
Survey number: HABS IN-127
Building/structure dates: 1853-1860 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1892-1893 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1901 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1907 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1916 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1946-1948 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1963-1964 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73000020

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

North Madison (Madison, Ind.)38.73826, -85.38536
Google Map of 38.7382599, -85.385362
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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