Centennial Baptist Church

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Centennial Baptist Church
Centennial Baptist Church, Helena-West Helena, AR.jpg
Centennial Baptist Church, March 2013
Centennial Baptist Church is located in Arkansas
Centennial Baptist Church
Location Helena, Arkansas
Coordinates 34°31′31.69″N 90°35′26.63″W / 34.5254694°N 90.5907306°W / 34.5254694; -90.5907306Coordinates: 34°31′31.69″N 90°35′26.63″W / 34.5254694°N 90.5907306°W / 34.5254694; -90.5907306
Built 1905
Architect Henry James Price
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87000518
03001044 (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 26, 1987
July 31, 2003 (increase)[1]
Designated NHL July 31, 2003,[2]

Centennial Baptist Church, in Helena, Arkansas, is significant for its 1905-1922 association with Elias Camp Morris, who was the pastor of the church from 1879 and who was a leader of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. The church is said to have functioned as its headquarters.[3]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2003.,[2][3][4]

It is located on the southeast corner of York and Columbia Streets, in Helena.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Centennial Baptist Church". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-27. 
  3. ^ a b ""Centennial Baptist Church" 2003, by National Historic Landmark Nomination". National Park Service. 2003. 
  4. ^ "National Historic Landmark Nomination". National Park Service. 2003. 

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