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Ebenezer Baptist Church

Name
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Historical Note
Ebenezer Baptist Church is located in Portsmouth, Virginia. It was founded in January 1865. The first congregationist were John W. Godwin, Dennis Morris, his wife and son, Phyllis Ackins, John Williams and Susan King. "They became Portsmouth's first independent colored congregation." Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Sources
Acc. 2007.74 Ebenezer Baptist Church from the program for the 142nd anniversary celebration.
Note Author
Anne Johnson

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2005-2007