|Ancient City Baptist Church -
St. Augustine FL
|Mr. Flagler Gives a Church Site.
St. Augustine, Fla., January 8 (Special.) J. W. Estes, for the state board has accepted through J. E.
Ingraham, Henry M. Flagler's general agent, the gift of a fine lot on the square north of the
Presbyterian Memorial church. The board had decided to build a ten-thousand-dollar church
should the lot be donated. Mr. Flagler, with his accustomed liberality, responded and the Baptist
church will be erected. Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Flagler and son, Harry Flagler, with a retinue of
servants, will arrive here Friday in a special car. They will during the winter reside at their mansion,
9 Jan 1894
Ancient City Baptist was built on land donated by Henry Flagler. They had to build a church worth
at least $10,000 and build it within 2 years. The Romanesque Revival Church building houses a
Southern Baptist Congregation today. The Church was built in 1895.
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