SV193 — Nelson Dionne Collection. View down Federal Street looking at the 1825-built Central Baptist Church on St Peter Street, also known as the Second Baptist Church, before an 1877 renovation.
Published by photographer G.K. Proctor at 206 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., in "American Views," c. 1869-74.
Since 1903, the church has served as home for the Polish-speaking St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and most recently it was declared the Saint John Paul II Shrine of Divine Mercy.
Salem, Central Baptist Church, Federal Street, St Peter Street