Located in the Sandfly community, this African-American church has occupied 8417 Ferguson Avenue, from it previous location on the Isle of Hope, since at least 1941. The historic resource is associated with an African-American congregation
which found the Isle of Hope Union Baptist Church during Reconstruction and is one of the few remaining examples of a rural African-American vernacular religious structure. The resource contributes to the character and cultural aesthetic of
Sandfly and demonstrates local building traditions and craftsmanship associated with Sandfly’s African-American history.