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Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

1834

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 22, 2019
1. Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1834 by freed men and women as the New Light Baptist Church, this is the second religious institution in Westbury.

It was renamed Westbury A.M.E. Zion Church in 1892

The first edifice at this location was built in 1867
Rebuilt in 1888, 1924 and 1958
 
Erected by Village of Westbury.
 
Location. 40° 45.537′ N, 73° 34.703′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Avenue and Grand Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Union Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 274 Grand Boulevard, 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. Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Robert Bacon Memorial Children's Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westbury World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Westbury World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); House of Ambrose Clark (approx. half a mile away); Westbury Friends Meeting House

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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 22, 2019
2. Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church and Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westbury.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 22, 2019
3. Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
 

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