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Emanuel A.M.E. Church

 
 
Emanuel A.M.E. Church Marker, with National Register Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 5, 2012
1. Emanuel A.M.E. Church Marker, with National Register Medallion
Inscription. Founded 1818 by the Reverend Morris Brown
Closed by State Law 1834. Reopened By The Reverend R.H. Cain 1865
Present Edifice Built By The Reverend L.R. Nichols 1891
Redecoration By The Reverend F.R. Veal 1949
The Right Reverend F.M. Reid, Bishop
 
Location. 32° 47.242′ N, 79° 55.979′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Calhoun Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emanuel AME Church (here, next to this marker); Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); Harleston Boags Funeral Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Wade Hampton Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14 George Street (about 700 feet away); Wragg Square (about 700 feet away); Calhoun (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Joseph Manigault House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Regarding Emanuel A.M.E. Church. 1834 when all-black churches were outlawed. The congregation continued the tradition of the African church by worshipping
Emanuel AME Church Medallion, added 1970 - - #70000923 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 5, 2012
2. Emanuel AME Church Medallion, added 1970 - - #70000923
National Register of Historic Places
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Charleston Historic District
Emanuel AME Church
underground until 1865 when it was formally reorganized, and the name Emanuel was adopted, meaning "God with us".
 
Also see . . .
1. Emanuel AME Church History. reflects the development of religious institutions for African Americans in Charleston. (Submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. BlackPast.org, Morris Brown. A prosperous shoemaker by trade and charismatic religious leader, Brown travelled to Philadelphia to collaborate with the Rev. Richard Allen in the founding of the country’s first African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in 1816. (Submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Emanuel A.M.E. Church Marker, seen above the lower entrance at center image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
3. Emanuel A.M.E. Church Marker, seen above the lower entrance at center
Emanuel A.M.E. Church at 110 Calhoun Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
4. Emanuel A.M.E. Church at 110 Calhoun Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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