By 1896, the Cheyenne Baptist Church was organized but had no official place to meet. As was the custom, many churches met in school buildings and perhaps that is where the Baptists met on the third Sunday in the beginning. The two-story Cheyenne School building with one room on each floor had been finished in 1896. It is officially recorded that the Baptists began to plan a building in 1902 when a “Pink Tea” was held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Thurmond and $20 was added to the Baptist Church Building Fund. The first wooden church building…

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