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Salem in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church

Salem, New Jersey

 
 
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., December 23, 2018
1. Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
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has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Reuben Cuff founded this church in 1800. This present structure was built in 1878.
Rev. Wilfred D. Lewis, Pastor

Rev. Nathaniel Burgess, Presiding Elder
Rt. Rev. Philip R. Cousin, Sr., Presiding Bishop
 
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 ⛪, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 39° 33.788′ N, 75° 27.636′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on S. Yorke Street (County Route 658) 0.2 miles south of E. Broadway (New Jersey Route 49), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 S Yorke Street, Salem NJ 08079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mt. Hope United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Salem Friends Meeting House
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., December 23, 2018
2. Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); 196 East Broadway (approx. 0.6 miles away); 219 East Broadway (approx. 0.6 miles away); 188 East Broadway (approx. 0.7 miles away); 203 East Broadway (approx. 0.7 miles away); Finlaw Building (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2018, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 25, 2018, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2018, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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