First Baptist Church (Eden, North Carolina)

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First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church (Eden, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
First Baptist Church (Eden, North Carolina)
Location 538 Greenwood St., Eden, North Carolina
Coordinates 36°29′43″N 79°45′50″W / 36.49528°N 79.76389°W / 36.49528; -79.76389Coordinates: 36°29′43″N 79°45′50″W / 36.49528°N 79.76389°W / 36.49528; -79.76389
Area 4.2 acres (1.7 ha)
Built 1886, 1934, 1937
Architect Hopper, J.M.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 89000178[1]
Added to NRHP March 22, 1989

First Baptist Church, also known as Leaksville Baptist Church, is a historic Baptist church located at 538 Greenwood Street in Eden, Rockingham County, North Carolina. It was built in 1886, and is a Gothic Revival style brick church. It has a hipped roof with intersecting gables and Stick Style decoration in the gable ends. It features lancet windows and a a wooden Gothic belfry with pointed steeple centered on the roof. Two Colonial Revival style additions were made to the church in 1934 and 1937.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Linda Harris Edmiston (September 1988). "First Baptist Church" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.