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

Bethel A.M.E. Church

1885

 
 
Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
1. Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription.  Earliest known black church in Madison. The African Union was deeded property 1850, succeeded by First African Methodist Episcopal Church at present site. Rebuilt 1905.
 
Erected 1979 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
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 year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 40° 45.609′ N, 74° 24.772′ W. Marker is in Madison, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Central Avenue, Madison NJ 07940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Madison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former James Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sayre Homestead (approx. Ό mile away); Bottle Hill Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (approx. 0.4 miles away); Miller's Station (approx. 0.4
Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
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miles away); Mead Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Francis Asbury (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Bethel A.M.E. Church-full front view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
3. Bethel A.M.E. Church-full front view
Bethel A.M.E. Church-Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 9, 2015
4. Bethel A.M.E. Church-Cornerstone
A.M.E.C. Built Aug 29, 1885-Rebuilt 1905
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022