Emanuel A.M.E. Church
Erected 1999 by Commonwealth of Virginia. (Marker Number Q 8-t.)
Location. 36° 50.288′ N, 76° 18.322′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Green Street and North Street, on the right when traveling north on Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 637 North Street, Portsmouth VA 23704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Ruth Brown (here, next to this marker); Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones (here, next to this marker); Lincolnsville (within shouting distance of this marker); John Luke Porter (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Paul's School (about 700 feet away); The Confederate Section (about 800 feet away); Collier's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Watts House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Regarding Emanuel A.M.E. Church. Said to be a stop in the Underground Railroad
Note the subtle difference in wording between the marker and the plaque on the building.
Also see . . .
1. Virginia African American Heritage Program. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Submitted on October 12, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.)
2. Nat Turner's Rebellion - MPT. (Submitted on October 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 11, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. 2. submitted on February 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on October 11, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. 4. submitted on October 12, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.