Historical First Baptist Church

Historical First Baptist Church Fredonia New York


Stock #: 30773
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Fredonia
State: New York (NY)
County: Chautauqua
Publisher: Mc Clenathan Printery Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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In this Church on Dec. 15 1873 208 crusaders met organized and became the first women's Christian Temperance Union of the world. Erected by the Crusade Union of Fredonia Dec. 15 1921. The Birthplace of the W.C.T.U. The First Baptist Church, Fredonia, N.Y. was organized Oct. 20, 1808. It is the oldest Baptist Church in Chautauqua County. It was the second church of any denomination to organize in Chautauqua County. In this church the Women's Christian Temperance Union was organized Dec. 15, 1873.