Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Dade City

    By Florida Division of Historic Resources Staff

    Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Pasco County was organized in 1896.

    Florida has a rich and diverse history.  African American landmarks and legacies exist in various locations throughout the state. The following historical sites can be found in Pasco County.  While some of these sites can be visited, other listings are marked "private" and are not open to the public.

    Dade City
    Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church

    14518 7th Street at Martin Luther King Blvd.
    Organized in 1896, this congregation built its first sanctuary, a small wooden structure, on a nearby lot donated by W. I. Porter. The present brick church was dedicated on January 1, 1920, by Rev. C. J. Smith. (352) 567-6565.

    Adapted from Florida Black Heritage Trail, published by the Florida Department of State, in partnership with VISIT FLORIDA, copyright 2007. For more information on African American sites, please visit

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