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Addis in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

St. Mary's A.M.E. Church

St. Mary's A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
August 3, 2018
1. St. Mary's A.M.E. Church Marker
St. Mary's A.M.E. Church was founded on September 16, 1888 and erected in 1889. August Levert, plantation owner, donated a tract of land to Albert Henderson to build a church under the doctrines of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Under the leadership of Rev. Lawerence Estavan, the church was built on the River Road within a year and was used by sugar cane field workers for worship. A new church in Addis was constructed and completed on December 12, 1993.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1888.
Location. 30° 21.638′ N, 91° 15.796′ W. Marker is in Addis, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on First Street, half a mile south of State Highway 1, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7451 First St, Addis LA 70710, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town Of Addis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Addis Museum
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(approx. half a mile away); St. Delphine Plantation (approx. one mile away); Israelite Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Lukeville School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Herbert Osborn Dickerson (approx. 2.1 miles away); New Brusly Town Hall Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Addis.
St. Mary's A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
August 3, 2018
2. St. Mary's A.M.E. Church Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2018.

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