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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Abyssinian 200 1808-2008

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By Larry Gertner, November 17, 2009
1. Abyssinian 200 1808-2008 Marker
Inscription.  Abyssinian 200 1808-2008

The Bicentennial Celebration of The Abyssinian Baptist Church
From 1808-1854, 40 Worth Street was the first location of The Abyssian Baptist Church, the oldest African American Baptist church in New York State.
Erected 2008 by The Abyssinian Baptist Church.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 43.032′ N, 74° 0.398′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker could be reached from Worth Street near Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 40 Worth Street, New York NY 10013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Headquarters (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 85 Leonard Street (about 500 feet away); Finn Square (about 600 feet away); Duane Park (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Duane Park (about 800 feet away); James Bogardus Viewing Garden (about 800 feet away); Manhattan Sentinels (approx. 0.2 miles away); 55 White Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Last updated on March 15, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photo   1. submitted on January 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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