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  • Clay Street and Irvin Avenue
    Rochester, PA 15074
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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Second Baptist Church (of Rochester)

Brief History

Black residents of Rochester, former Virginia slaves employed at Park Brick works, organized the church in 1894 on Jefferson Street. The present church foundation was built in 1904 with bricks made by church men, women and children.