Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First African-American Church Built in Wisconsin
Erected 1990 by State Historical Society of Wisconsin and St. Mark A.M.E. Church. (Marker Number 293.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 2.477′ N, 87° 54.95′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Kilbourn Avenue and North 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on West Kilbourn Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of West Kilbourn Avenue and North 4th Street, adjacent
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of the American League (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Invention of the Typewriter (about 600 feet away); Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (about 600 feet away); Father Marquette's Camp - 1674 (about 600 feet away); Pere Marquette Historic Site (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. (about 800 feet away); Straus Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
Also see . . . History of St. Mark AME Church.
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 789 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.