Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Reverend Hirakawa – 1935

In 1925 Reverend Hirakawa and Reverend F. Okazaki began to hand-build the small Winslow Japanese Baptist Church on the corner of property owned by Takeo Sakuma near the intersection of Wyatt and Finch Roads. Rev. Hirakawa would continue to work on this church for the next two years.