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Creation Date

4-25-2009

Description

First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary, Madison, GA.

This marker was sponsored by First Baptist Church, Madison, Florida in cooperation with Department of State.

The marker reads as :

" This structure represents an adaptation of the Queen Anne style of architecture to local ecclesiastical needs and traditional building materials. Both the stimulus for constructing a new sanctuary and the idea for its basic design are attributed to the Reverend Stephen Crockett, an Englishman who served as pastor at the time. Crockett's design is unusual for the time and place; however, its most unusual facet remains hidden until the visitor enters: the interior plan is octagonal. The sanctuary was moved to this location in 1956. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978."

Latitude, Longitude

30.46867778, -83.41674167

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary Marker; First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary; Reverend Stephen Crockett; Madison County (Fl.); Madison (Fl.); Historical marker --- Florida --- Madison .

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