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Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Metropolitan A.M.E. Church

Decatur Street

 
 
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
1. Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription.  
Built by freed slaves 1892

National Register of Historical Places
Organized 1837

Built Frederick Street Chapel 1848

 
Erected 1980 by The Preservation Society of Allegany County, Inc.
 
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.
 
Location. 39° 39.368′ N, 78° 45.604′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Decatur Street just east of Frederick Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 Frederick Street, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Clock Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wright Butler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of Saint Patrick (approx. ¼ mile away); Church of St. Patrick, Cumberland (approx. ¼ mile away); Cumberland City Hall
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
2. Metropolitan A.M.E. Church
(approx. ¼ mile away); Capture of Generals B.F. Kelly and George Crook (approx. ¼ mile away); Capture of Generals (approx. ¼ mile away); McNeill’s Raid (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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