Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society
Islesboro's Free Baptist Church was built in 1843 in the northern portion of the town. Elder Ephraim Coombs served as the first preacher. Organized in 1821, the congregation originally met in the homes of its members. In 1847, it is said that an itinerant French painter decorated the interior with stenciling and scroll work. The church now hosts a series of summer lectures and concerts.
About This Item
- Title: Free Will Baptist Church, Islesboro, ca. 1950
- Creation Date: circa 1950
- Subject Date: circa 1950
- Town: Islesboro
- County: Waldo
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Open Photo Collection, Churches
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
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