Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 3000515
Historic Name NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
Description of Significance THE SINGLE STORY, RED BRICK CHURCH STANDS AS THE BEST EXTANT SYMBOL OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SOCIO-POLITICAL UNITY IN CHICKASHA DURING THE PERIOD OF DEFACTO AND DEJURE SEGREGATION. LISTED ON THE NATION REGISTER ON 6/6/03
Current Name SAME
Address 1202 SOUTH SHEPHERD STREET
City CHICKASHA
County GRADY
Lot 5-6
Block 256, ORIGINAL TOWNSITE
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function RELIGION: RELIGIOUS FACILITY
Current Function RELIGION: RELIGIOUS FACILITY
Area Signficance 1 ETHNIC HERITAGE: BLACK
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 2/28/03
Year Built 1939
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK/CONCRETE
Window Material FROSTED-GLASS
Door Material
Decorative Details GABLED-FRONT/CORNER TOWER/YELLOW-TINTED FROSTED GLASS
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments
Restricted N