Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church
completed in 1880.
This site possess exceptional value in
commemorating the Religious Life of the
Negro in the United States of America.
Designated a Category II Landmark by
the Joint Committee on Landmarks and
listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
July 26, 1973
Location. 38° 54.331′ N, 77° 2.134′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street, NW, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is near the main entrance to the church, on the south side of M Street between 15th and 16th Streets, NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1518 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metropolitan AME Church (here, next to this marker); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church (a few steps from this marker); Saint Augustine Catholic Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Linotype Model 31 (about 500 feet away); Winfield Scott (about 700 feet away); This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Webster Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Also see . . . Metropolitan AME Church. National Park Service page. (Submitted on August 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,312 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.