Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church
completed in 1880.
This site possess exceptional value in
commemorating the Religious Life of the
Negro in the United States of America.
Designated a Category II Landmark by
the Joint Committee on Landmarks and
listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
July 26, 1973
Location. 38° 54.331′ N, 77° 2.134′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street, NW, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is near the main entrance to the church, on the south side of M Street between 15th and 16th Streets, NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1518 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metropolitan AME Church (here, next to this marker); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church (a few steps from this marker); Saint Augustine Catholic Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Linotype Model 31 (about 500 feet away); Winfield Scott (about 700 feet away); This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Webster Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Downtown.
Also see . . . Metropolitan AME Church. National Park Service page. (Submitted on August 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. •
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