National Register Properties in Oklahoma

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

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DESCRIPTION: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WAS THE FIRST LOCAL CHURCH TO SERVE THE NON-WHITE POPULATION IN MUSKOGEE COUNTY. THE CHURCH IS DESIGNED IN A SIMPLIFIED FORM OF THE ROMANESQUE REVIVAL STYLE. THERE ARE TWO CRENELATED ASYMMETRICAL TOWERS. THE GABLED ROOF IS STEEPLY PITCHED. THE EXTERIOR FACADE FEATURES TWO TYPES OF RED BRICK, WHICH IS SEPARATED BY A RUSTICATED LIMESTONE WATER TABLE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/25/1984.

NR ID Number 84003164

Historic Name

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Current Name

Project Name 

BLACK PROTESTANT CHURCHES OF MUSKOGEE
Latitude 35.7529
Longitude -95.37421

Address

6TH AND DENISON STREETS

City

MUSKOGEE

County

MUSKOGEE

County code

101

Lot

1, 17

Block

11
Section

Township

Range

Type BUILDING
Historic Function  RELIGION: RELIGIOUS FACILITY: CHURCH
Current Function RELIGION: RELIGIOUS FACILITY: CHURCH
Area Significance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 ETHNIC HERITAGE: BLACK
Architect / Builder UNKNOWN
Date Prepared  JULY 1982
Year Built 1903
Original Site  YES
Architectural  Style ROMANESQUE
Roof Material  UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material BRICK; STONE
Window Material  UNCOLLECTED
Door Material UNCOLLECTED
Decorative Detail CRENELATED TOWERS, ARCHES
Condition EXCELLENT

 
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