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Historic Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church (Lexington, KY)
Start Year : 1790
The Baptist Church was thought to have established the oldest African American congregation west of the Allegheny Mountains. The history dates back to 1790 when Rev. Peter Duerett founded the African Baptist Church in Lexington, KY. The name was changed to "Pleasant Green" in 1829. Today the church is located at 540 W. Maxwell Street in Lexington, Kentucky. For more contact the church at 859-254-7387.
See photo image of the Historic Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church at The Bluegrass and Beyond website.
Subjects: Kentucky African American Churches, Religion & Church Work
Geographic Region: Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky