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Mount Zion A.M.E. Church

 
 
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, January 2008
1. Mount Zion A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription.
A Bicentennial commemorative site recognizing America’s 200th year of liberty

Mount Zion A.M.E. Church
The Oldest Black Church in Trenton
Incorporated by slaves and freedmen 1811
Original edifice this site 1819
Member Founding Conference African Methodism

Trenton Bicentennial Committee


(Cornerstone)
Greater Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church.
Rt. Rev. D. Ward Nichols A.M.D.D. Bishop
Rev. J.L. Russ S.T.B. Presiding Elder
Rev. D.M. Owens, D.D. Pastor
Trustees.
John F. Shack
W. R. Cochran
Carl Conley
Carrie L. Hayes
Mariah Johnson
Charles Robinson
Harry Norman
 
Location. 40° 13.371′ N, 74° 45.757′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Perry Street just west of North Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 Perry Street, Trenton NJ 08618, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Hall and Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Friends Meeting House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Clymer (about 600 feet
Mount Zion Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, January 2008
2. Mount Zion Cornerstone
away); Mahlon Stacy (about 600 feet away); British Light Dragoons (about 600 feet away); Route Taken by Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fitch’s Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Fitch’s Gun Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Tombstones in Front of Church image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, January 2008
3. Tombstones in Front of Church
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, January 2008
4. Mount Zion A.M.E. Church
Interior of Mt. Zion Church image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, January 2008
5. Interior of Mt. Zion Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 24, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.
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