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Yazoo City in Yazoo County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bethel A.M.E. Church

 
 
Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
1. Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1868, Bethel is the oldest African American congregation in Yazoo City. After affiliating with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the congregation moved to this site in 1890. Designed by J.S. King, Bethel A.M.E. is one of the earliest brick churches built by African Americans in Mississippi.
 
Erected 2006 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 50.705′ N, 90° 24.743′ W. Marker is in Yazoo City, Mississippi, in Yazoo County. Marker is on South Monroe Street 0.1 miles south of East Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 South Monroe Street, Yazoo City MS 39194, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oakes House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of Yazoo City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town Creek (approx. mile away); Tommy McClennan (approx. mile away); B.S. Ricks Memorial Library (approx.
Bethel A.M.E. Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
2. Bethel A.M.E. Church
0.3 miles away); Yazoo County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Francis Mission School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Yazoo Expedition (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yazoo City.
 
Also see . . .  Bethel A.M.E. Church. (Submitted on September 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
3. Bethel A.M.E. Church Marker Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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