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)
First Baptist Church (Eden, North Carolina) is located in the United States
First Baptist Church (Eden, North Carolina)
Location538 Greenwood St., Eden, North Carolina
Coordinates36°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
Area4.2 acres (1.7 ha)
Built1886, 1934, 1937
ArchitectHopper, J.M.
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Gothic Revival
NRHP reference #89000178[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 22, 1989

First Baptist Church, previously 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 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 Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  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.