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Shiloh Baptist Church (founded 1902)

Shiloh Baptist Church is the second oldest black church in Massillon, Ohio, founded in 1902, led by Rev. J.R. Greene.

According to a 1917 "Independent" newspaper article, "Rev. Samuel Ward, rector of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, will assist at the laying of the cornerstone of the Shiloh Baptist Church at the corner of West Oak and Muskingum (3rd) Streets Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock." The building permit estimated the cost at $8,000.

All people pictured remain unidentified. If you recognize any family please contact us! Shiloh Baptist Cornerstone laying 1917 at former location at Oak and 2nd Street SE, Massillon, Ohio.

Photograph digitized from the original glass negative Gift of Dan Douglas (90.25.843) Collection of the Massillon Museum



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