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Developing the mind, 
heart, and character
 to the glory of God


2416 County Route 26 Climax, NY 12042

Grapeville Baptist Church 
2416 County Route 26 

Climax, NY 12042

Grapeville Baptist Church Celebrates Bicentennial in 2015

In 2015, Grapeville Baptist Church, which sits along Route 26 in Greene County just south of Albany, celebrated its Bicentennial. Click here.

According to a 1951 Albany Times Union article, the church was built in 1815 through the efforts of an Rev. Ebenezer Wicks. In 1825, it was admitted to the Baptist Association under the name of the First Baptist Church of New Baltimore. And today Grapeville Christian School is a beloved ministry of Grapeville Baptist Church.

What was happening in the United States when Grapeville Baptist Church was established in 1815?

  •     President: James Madison (Democratic-Republican)
  •     Governor of New York: Daniel D. Tompkins (Democratic-Republican)
  •     Chief Justice: John Marshall
  •     Speaker of the House of Representatives: Langdon Cheves (Dem.-Rep.-South Carolina) (until March 4), Henry Clay (Dem.-Rep.-Kentucky) (starting December 4)