In the 1800s, First African Baptist Church was Kentucky's largest congregation, with about 2,000 worshipers.
In the 1800s, First African Baptist Church was Kentucky's largest congregation, with about 2,000 worshipers.
In the 1800s, First African Baptist Church was Kentucky's largest congregation, with about 2,000 worshipers.

First African Baptist Church celebrates 225 years, rich history

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.