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 The First Baptist Church was an [[African-Americans|African-American]] congregation founded ca.[[1870]]. ​ The [[churches|church]] was one of several in the [[Boone County|county]] created by free blacks after the [[Civil War]]. ​ Over the course of the 20th century the congregation gradually dwindled, and by mid-century was disbanded.  ​ The First Baptist Church was an [[African-Americans|African-American]] congregation founded ca.[[1870]]. ​ The [[churches|church]] was one of several in the [[Boone County|county]] created by free blacks after the [[Civil War]]. ​ Over the course of the 20th century the congregation gradually dwindled, and by mid-century was disbanded.  ​
  
-Located on Girard Street in [[Florence]],​ the building is still standing, though it has been converted over for other purposes. ​ An old stone retaining wall, wrought iron fence annd pump add to the property'​s character.+Located on Girard Street in [[Florence]],​ the building is still standing, though it has been converted over for other purposes. ​ An old stone retaining wall, wrought iron fence and pump add to the property'​s character.
  
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