Prosperity Baptist Church

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Prosperity Baptist Church
Prosperity Baptist Church.JPG
Prosperity Baptist Church is located in Arkansas
Prosperity Baptist Church
Prosperity Baptist Church is located in the United States
Prosperity Baptist Church
LocationAR 8 W, Ramsey, Arkansas
Coordinates33°52′29″N 92°33′9″W / 33.87472°N 92.55250°W / 33.87472; -92.55250Coordinates: 33°52′29″N 92°33′9″W / 33.87472°N 92.55250°W / 33.87472; -92.55250
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Architectural styleOther, Plain-Traditional
NRHP reference #03000421[1]
Added to NRHPMay 22, 2003

Prosperity Baptist Church is a historic church on Arkansas Highway 8 West in the rural community of Ramsey, Arkansas, located in central Dallas County. The single-story Plain Traditional wood frame church was built in 1904, with a major addition in 1945 giving it its present T shape. It is a gable roof structure resting on a foundation of concrete piers and petrified wood. The church was built on land purchased from the Fordyce Lumber Company by a congregation organized in 1902. It is the only surviving building from Ramsey's early days.[2]

The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Prosperity Baptist Church" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2014-07-20.