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The Zion Baptist Church at Lebanon


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Transcription contributed by Arne H Trelvik 10 Aug 2003

Sources:
The History of Warren County Ohio
Part IV Township Histories
Turtle Creek Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)

Page
500

The Zion Baptist Church at Lebanon. – From the absence of records, the date of the organization of this church is involved in obscurity. Some time previous to the civil war, a small frame meeting-house was built by this church near the reservoir, which is said to have cost only about $50. Previous to this, the colored Baptists had occasional preaching at private houses. In 1867, the ground upon which the present brick church, on Pleasant street, stands, was purchased at a cost of $300. The church was erected soon after. The present membership is about 100.


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22 Sep 2003 Lynda (Donette) Lindsay

Regarding Zion Baptist Church 308 Pleasant St, Lebanon Ohio - the date of organization is 1854 at 7-9 North Lane (near the reservoir) the present site was constructed in 1867. Additions were added in the 1960's.

I am a current member at Zion. Any information you find would be helpful as we want to celebrate in fine fashion our 150th Church Anniversary in November 2004.


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