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Second Congregational Church

 
 
Second Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
1. Second Congregational Church Marker
Inscription. Founded by the American Missionary Association in 1868, Second Congregational Church was originally at 239 Orleans. It was a chapel for LeMoyne Normal Institute. The present church, designed and built by Black artisans, was completed in 1928. In 1982 the church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1986 by The Men of The Second Congregational Cghurch and the Shelby County Historical Commmission.
 
Location. 35° 7.173′ N, 90° 2.177′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Walker Avenue just west of Dr. Hollis F. Price Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Albert Imes (here, next to this marker); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Edward Shaw (within shouting distance of this marker); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Captain Kit Dalton (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Rest (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lucie Eddie Campbell (approx. mile away); Booker T. Washington High School (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Second Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
2. Second Congregational Church Marker
Second Congregational Church image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
3. Second Congregational Church
Second Congregational Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
4. Second Congregational Church Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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