Sacred Places

Sacred places include churches and cemeteries.

See media coverage of Sacred Places here:

Churches, chapels and cemeteries — sacred places — have been placed on both Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission’s Notable Properties List and the National Register of Historic Places.

  • 30 E. Broadway, Columbia Cemetery, 1820. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2001 and the National Register on Feb. 1, 2007. Here is a link to the Columbia Cemetery website. It includes significant amounts of historical information.
  • 101 N. Tenth St., First Christian Church. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2001 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Oct. 29, 1991.
  • 123 S. Ninth St.,  Calvary Episcopal Church. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2003.
  • 204 S. Ninth St., Missouri United Methodist Church. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 4, 1980.
  • 401 N. Fifth St., Second Christian Church. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 4, 1980.
  • 407 E. Broadway, Second Missionary Baptist Church, 1894. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2000 and the National Register on Sept. 4, 1980. Visit the church’s website here: Second Missionary Baptist Church
  • 501 Park St., St. Paul’s A.M.E. Church. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 4, 1980.
  • 702 Wilkes Blvd., United Methodist Church. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2009.
  • 1115 Locust St., Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2008.
  • 1306 E. Walnut St., Firestone-Baar Chapel, dedicated in 1957. Named to the Notable Properties List in 2002.
  • 1320 Fairview United Methodist Church, as of 2014, houses Countryside Nursery School.

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