First Baptist Church (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
First Baptist Church
Front of the church
|Location||813 Market St., Parkersburg, West Virginia|
|Area||0.3 acres (0.12 ha)|
|Part of||Avery Street Historic District (#86000849)|
|MPS||Downtown Parkersburg MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||82001774|
|Added to NRHP||December 10, 1982|
First Baptist Church is a historic Baptist church at 813 Market Street in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. It was built in 1871, and is a two-story, three by six bay, brick church in the Italianate style. It has a central steeple on the front facade and several rear additions. It is topped by a gable roof trimmed by an arched corbel table and corner turret.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, and it is a contributing property to the Avery Street Historic District, which was designated and listed on the National Register in 1986.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Eliza Smith and Christina Mann (December 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: First Baptist Church" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-10.
- Michael J. Pauley (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Avery Street Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. p. 35. Retrieved 2012-11-04.
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