Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Emanuel A.M.E. Church
Closed by State Law 1834. Reopened By The Reverend R.H. Cain 1865
Present Edifice Built By The Reverend L.R. Nichols 1891
Redecoration By The Reverend F.R. Veal 1949
The Right Reverend F.M. Reid, Bishop
Location. 32° 47.242′ N, 79° 55.979′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Calhoun Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emanuel AME Church (here, next to this marker); Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); Harleston Boags Funeral Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Wade Hampton Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14 George Street (about 700 feet away); Wragg Square (about 700 feet away); Calhoun (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Joseph Manigault House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Regarding Emanuel A.M.E. Church. 1834 when all-black churches were outlawed. The congregation continued the tradition of the African church by worshipping underground
Also see . . .
1. Emanuel AME Church History. reflects the development of religious institutions for African Americans in Charleston. (Submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. BlackPast.org, Morris Brown. A prosperous shoemaker by trade and charismatic religious leader, Brown travelled to Philadelphia to collaborate with the Rev. Richard Allen in the founding of the country’s first African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in 1816. (Submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. •
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