Historical Photo GalleryPastor Charles G Adams

We want you to enjoy the Gallery but please do not borrow or copy any of the photos without written consent of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church Historian or their designee. All photos are protected by copyright. Any reproduction without written permission is punishable by law.

HMBC digital Historical Photo Gallery is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the national Endowment for the Humanities.



The Hartford Memorial Baptist Church Historical Photo Gallery is a stroll through the history of the church from its humble beginnings as Institutional Baptist Church to Hartford Memorial Baptist Church. The Gallery photos consist of a permanent collection that will always be on exhibit and a special events collections that will only be available for viewing on special occasions. Please visit the Gallery and let us know what you think.


Permanent Collection

Consist of a pictorial history of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church three edifices (6236 Hartford Avenue, 6300 Hartford Avenue, and 18700 James Couzens Highway all in Detroit, MI.); its congregations; and its three pastors (Edgar Wendell Edwards, Charles Andrew Hill, and Charles Gilchrist Adams).

The Church EdificePastors

Special Monthly Event Collection

Consist of a pictorial history of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church special monthly events.

April featuring Ushers