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First Baptist Church, Akron, Ohio

First Baptist Church

Founded in 1834, First Baptist has a long history of ministry in Akron community. The church was initially established with just nine people who met in a schoolhouse. About two years later, construction began on their first building on the corner of East Center Street and Buchtel Avenue. In 1853, the church purchased the Old…

First Baptist Church, Akron, Ohio

First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church continues today, although not in this building. After 75 in its downtown location, the congregation made a decision to resettle in West Akron on Shatto Avenue in 1965.

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