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Fourth Baptist Church
Fourth Baptist Church, August 2012
|Location||2800 P St., Richmond, Virginia|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival|
|NRHP reference #||79003291|
|Added to NRHP||September 7, 1979|
|Designated VLR||May 15, 1979|
Fourth Baptist Church is a historic African-American Baptist church located in Richmond, Virginia. It was built in 1884, and is a three-story, Greek Revival style stuccoed brick structure. It features a distyle portico in antis elevated on a high podium. It consists of two unfluted Doric order columns and paired pilasters supporting a Doric entablature. Attached to the church is a Sunday School building erected in 1964.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. A former pastor was Richmond mayor Leonidas B. Young, II, who was convicted of defrauding the church at one point during his career.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (April 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fourth Baptist Church" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
- "Former Richmond Mayor Leonidas Young dies". WTVR.com. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
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