First Baptist Church (Poughkeepsie, New York)

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First Baptist Church
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First Baptist Church, April 2008
First Baptist Church (Poughkeepsie, New York) is located in New York
First Baptist Church (Poughkeepsie, New York)
First Baptist Church (Poughkeepsie, New York) is located in the US
First Baptist Church (Poughkeepsie, New York)
Location 260 Mill St., Poughkeepsie, New York
Coordinates 41°42′19″N 73°55′43″W / 41.70528°N 73.92861°W / 41.70528; -73.92861Coordinates: 41°42′19″N 73°55′43″W / 41.70528°N 73.92861°W / 41.70528; -73.92861
Area less than one acre
Built 1875 (1875)
Architect Post, James S.
Architectural style Gothic
MPS Poughkeepsie MRA
NRHP Reference # 01000774[1]
Added to NRHP July 25, 2001

The First Baptist Church is an historic American Baptist church located at 164 South Cherry Street in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York. It was built between 1875 and 1877, and consists of a rectangular main church section, front entry pavilion, and tall rectangular bell tower. The brick building features Gothic arched openings and stone tracery.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes Townley McElhiney Sharp (August 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: First Baptist Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01. 

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