First Baptist (Negro) Church on Girard Street, Florence, was built in 1870. The minister in 1969 is Hersche Glenn. The membership is 22.
This information is from Mrs. Edgar (Maggie) Fisher, a member.
[From History of Florence Christian Church - 1831-1981, by Lillian Schram, 1981, p. 45. Available at Boone County Public Library, Burlington, KY.]
A list entitled: "Early Events in Florence" by A. M. Yealey states, "First colored church 1871."
[From Florence, Boone County, Kentucky - Papers by members of the Boone County Historical Society, Florence, Kentucky, 1958, p. 21. Available at Boone County Public Library, Burlington, KY.]
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