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Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Est. 1887

 
 
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 22, 2019
1. Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  
The first African Methodist Church
to be organized in the Village Of Westbury.
Started by a group of former congregants
of the New Light Baptist Church

 
Erected 2018 by Village of Westbury, Historical Society of the Westburys.
 
Location. 40° 45.392′ N, 73° 34.923′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and School Street, on the right when traveling west on Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 467 Maple Avenue, Westbury NY 11590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (approx. mile away); Robert Bacon Memorial Children's Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westbury World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westbury World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); House of Ambrose Clark (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 22, 2019
2. Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Westbury Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westbury.
 
Also see . . .  Westbury Village to install signs marking its inclusive past (Newsday). (Submitted on May 5, 2019.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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