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A.M.E. Zion Church

 
 
A.M.E. Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 18, 2013
1. A.M.E. Zion Church Marker
Inscription.
Founded in 1840
stood 300 feet west of here
played a role in the
underground railroad &
was a center of Elmira's
African-American Community

 
Erected by Chemung County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 5.791′ N, 76° 48.293′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on 643 Lake Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Ernie Davis Park across the street from Ernie Davis Middle School. Marker is in this post office area: Elmira NY 14901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ernie Davis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ross Gilmore Marvin (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1776-1796 (approx. half a mile away); 107th New York Volunteers (approx. half a mile away); A Brief History of the Elmira Popcorn Truck (approx. half a mile away); Mark Twain Study (approx. half a mile away); Old Second Street Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); AFL-CIO Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Chemung County World War II Monument (approx. half a mile away); Chemung County World War I Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Regarding A.M.E. Zion Church.
A.M.E. Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 18, 2013
2. A.M.E. Zion Church Marker
The A.M.E Church in the marker is now known as Frederick Douglas Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church and is located at 400 Madison Avenue, Elmira, NY, 14901.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
A.M.E. Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. A.M.E. Zion Church Marker
A.M.E. Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 18, 2013
4. A.M.E. Zion Church Marker
In the parking lot of Ernie Davis Park. This photo looking west on Lake Street. Ernie Davis Middle School on the left.
A.M.E. Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
5. A.M.E. Zion Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2013, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2013, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on July 22, 2013, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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