026-10-9 Fourth Baptist Church, Fifth and Buttonwood

September 22, 2014 | by Harry Kyriakodis

The Fourth Baptist Church at its second location at Fifth and Buttonwood Streets. This was one of several magnificent churches and meetinghouses along Spring Garden Street and vicinity in the 19th century. | Library Company of Philadelphia.

About the Author

Harry Kyriakodis Harry Kyriakodis, author of Philadelphia's Lost Waterfront (2011), Northern Liberties: The Story of a Philadelphia River Ward (2012) and The Benjamin Franklin Parkway (2014), regularly gives walking tours and presentations on unique yet unappreciated parts of the city. A founding/certified member of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, he is a graduate of La Salle University and Temple University School of Law, and was once an officer in the U.S. Army Field Artillery. He has collected what is likely the largest private collection of books about the City of Brotherly Love: over 2700 titles new and old.

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