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 ====== Zion Baptist Church (BE 1248) ====== ====== Zion Baptist Church (BE 1248) ======
 The [[churches|church]],​ one of two extant [[African-Americans|African-American]] congregations in the [[Boone County|county]],​ was founded in [[1872]]. ​ (The [[First Baptist Church of Burlington]] is the other.) ​ The congregation developed from a group of local residents who held prayer services in the home of one of the members. ​ A combination church and [[schools|school]] building was erected in [[1884]], which was replaced by the present building in 1922. The [[churches|church]],​ one of two extant [[African-Americans|African-American]] congregations in the [[Boone County|county]],​ was founded in [[1872]]. ​ (The [[First Baptist Church of Burlington]] is the other.) ​ The congregation developed from a group of local residents who held prayer services in the home of one of the members. ​ A combination church and [[schools|school]] building was erected in [[1884]], which was replaced by the present building in 1922.
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 Located on Church Street in [[Walton]], across from the [[Walton Cemetery]], the building is a simple nave-plan frame structure with forward-facing gable roof.  A gabled vestibule was added to the main facade at an unknown date.  Located on Church Street in [[Walton]], across from the [[Walton Cemetery]], the building is a simple nave-plan frame structure with forward-facing gable roof.  A gabled vestibule was added to the main facade at an unknown date. 
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