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Bethel A.M.E. Church

 
 
Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription. Site of first African Methodist Episcopal Church (1864), and first Negro Masonic Lodge in Mississippi organized here (1875). Campbell College was organized here in 1890. Present church was built in 1912.
 
Erected 1975 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 21.282′ N, 90° 52.725′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street East and Monroe Street, on the right when traveling east on 1st Street East. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 Monroe Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Strong in Faith (here, next to this marker); Governor "Turkey Runner" (here, next to this marker); Prince Hall Masonry Founded in Mississippi (a few steps from this marker); Vicksburg's First Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Planters' Hall (about 400 feet away); Happy Home (about 400 feet away); Main and Cherry (about 500 feet away); Anchuca (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
Bethel A.M.E. Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. Bethel A.M.E. Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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