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Rhode Island History Online Directory Initiative - Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House
RHODI

Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House

Address
  • 82 Touro Street
  • Newport
  • RI
  • 02840

This meeting house was constructed in 1730 by Richard Munday on Barney Street, and can now be seen as part of the Newport Historical Society’s building. The oldest surviving Baptist church building in America, the meeting house boasts a beautifully carved pulpit and interior paneling.

Facility open to the public:

Yes

Open to the public by:

Regular Hours | By Appointment | Special Events

Offer facility rentals:

Yes

Subject areas:

Richard Munday, John Clarke, Seventh Day Baptists, Shiloh Baptist congregation (primarily African-American)

Offer educational programs:

Yes