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First Baptist Church, Lexington, KY
Building Burned Twice
By J. S. Coleman, 1867
      How far past finding out are the ways of Providence. Just while Bro. Felix is engaged in this philanthropic work, and also in the midst of great usefulness in his church (First Church Lexington), strange that their beautiful and commodious church edifice - a building which was an ornament to the city and an honor to the denomination - should be utterly consumed by fire. This is the second time that this church has met with a similar misfortune; but they will soon be able to rebuild and prosper again.

[From The Baptist, Memphis, April 27, 1867, "Kentucky Correspondence," p. 6. Scanned and formatted by Jim Duvall.]

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