Girard IL – First Baptist Church on W. Madison St.

Girard IL – First Baptist Church on W. Madison St.
first baptist church
Image by myoldpostcards
A view of the First Baptist Church of Girard. The congregation was established in 1855, and the first church was constructed at this spot on Madison St. just west of Illinois Rt. 4 in 1865. The church was remodeled in 1902.

Girard is a city in Macoupin County, and is located about 25 miles SSW of Springfield. The population was 2,245 at the 2000 census.

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