First Baptist Church, Lauderdale
First Colored Baptist Church
|Location||682 S. Lauderdale St., Memphis, Tennessee|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Built by||Scott, Samuel F.; Davis, Edgar H.|
|Architect||Thomas O. Fuller|
|Architectural style||vernacular Colonial Revival|
|NRHP reference #||00000807|
|Added to NRHP||July 14, 2000|
The First Colored Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, also known as First Baptist Church—Lauderdale, was built in 1939 in a vernacular Colonial Revival style, with design attributed to Rev. Thomas O. Fuller.
It is a rectangular brick building with brick laid in common bond. It has a limestone fence separating its parking area from the street, which is a c.1890 fence from the former Second Empire-styled Sanford house on the property.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Carroll Van West and Jen Stoecker (March 9, 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: First Colored Baptist Church / First Baptist Church-Lauderdale" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 29, 2017. with 38 photos
- First Baptist Church, Lauderdale, official site
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