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Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church

 
 
St. James A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
1. St. James A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription. At 236 East 11th Street. Founded 1874, this is Erie's oldest African-American congregation. Five of its first six members were women. Originally at 3rd and German Streets, this church has long ministered to the spiritual and social needs of the Erie community.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 7.504′ N, 80° 4.647′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of East 12th Street (Pennsylvania Route 5/290) and Holland Street, on the right when traveling west on East 12th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Kellar (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gideon Ball House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harry T. Burleigh (approx. half a mile away); Pennsylvania National Guard (approx. half a mile away); Fort Presque Isle (approx. half a mile away); Erie County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cashier's House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lafayette Visit (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
St. James A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. St. James A.M.E. Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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