First Baptist Church (Fall River, Massachusetts)

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First Baptist Church
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First Baptist Church (Fall River, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
First Baptist Church (Fall River, Massachusetts)
Location Fall River, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°42′18″N 71°9′20″W / 41.70500°N 71.15556°W / 41.70500; -71.15556Coordinates: 41°42′18″N 71°9′20″W / 41.70500°N 71.15556°W / 41.70500; -71.15556
Built 1850
Architect Brown,Josiah
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Fall River MRA
NRHP Reference # 83000668[1]
Added to NRHP February 16, 1983

First Baptist Church is a historic church at located 200-228 N. Main Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. The church was built in 1850 and was a work of local architect Josiah Brown. It is built of wood with brick trim in the Gothic Revival style. The tower originally contained a tall spire and corner finials that were destroyed during Hurricane Carol in 1954. In 1871, extensive repairs were made and the Meeting House was enlarged.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ MHC Inventory Form