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Penfield Baptist Church (Penfield, Ga.)

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Type: StillImage
Creator: Owens, Hubert B.
Title: Penfield Baptist Church (Penfield, Ga.)
Date: 1973 Feb.
Description: Located at: Penfield, Ga.

Rectangular brick church featuring a portico at one end of the pitched roof. Six Doric columns support the portico. The church is topped by a short rectangular bell tower. Originally the Chapel of Old Mercer University, the church was built in 1845 by David Demorest. In 1848 a memorial tablet was placed here to honor Jesse Mercer. For more information see Rice, Thaddeus Brockett. History of Greene County, Georgia: 1786-1886. Macon, Ga.: J. W. Burke Company, c1961, p. 239.

Slide annotated: "Greene County, Ga, Penifeld Baptist Church, Old Mercer University Chapel."

Date of structure: 1845.

Subjects: Demorest, David | Greek Revival | European | Brick | Inorganic material | Wood (plant material) | Plant material | Churches | Religious buildings | Architecture--Georgia--Penfield | Architecture--Georgia--Greene County | Baptist church buildings | Penfield (Ga.) | Greene County (Ga.)
Contributors: Owens Library
Online Publisher: Digital Library of Georgia, 2002
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Cite as: [title of image], Hubert B. Owens Collection, Box 40, Owens Library, School of Environment and Design, The University of Georgia

Related Materials: Forms part of: Hubert B. Owens Collection
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Collection Information: Historic Architecture and Landscapes of Georgia: The Hubert Bond Owens and John Linley Image Collections at the Owens Library