The historic building at 266 East Short Street that as built in 1856 as the First African Baptist Church, the oldest congregation of slaves and free blacks west of the Allegheny Mountains, has been purchased by Zeff Maloney, who plans to restore the building.
The historic building at 266 East Short Street that as built in 1856 as the First African Baptist Church, the oldest congregation of slaves and free blacks west of the Allegheny Mountains, has been purchased by Zeff Maloney, who plans to restore the building. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
The historic building at 266 East Short Street that as built in 1856 as the First African Baptist Church, the oldest congregation of slaves and free blacks west of the Allegheny Mountains, has been purchased by Zeff Maloney, who plans to restore the building. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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October 02, 2017 05:12 PM

UPDATED October 04, 2017 01:38 PM

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