“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Allen Chapel AME Church

Allen Chapel AME Church Marker image. Click for full size.
March 5, 2010
1. Allen Chapel AME Church Marker
Inscription. This first Negro church in Thibodaux was established in 1865 on Coulon Plantation and lated located on Green St. In 1942 the church building was moved to the present site. The first pastor was Rev. F. James. The church was responsible for the education of many Negro children. Present leaders are P. Elder D.J. Campbell, Rt. Rev. R.A. Chappelle, Sr., Rev. S. Berry.
Erected 1999 by Lorio Foundation & Lafourche Heritage Society.
Location. 29° 47.342′ N, 90° 49.118′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Lagarde Street and East 11th Street, on the right when traveling north on Lagarde Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Lagarde Street, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moses, Allen Chapel, Calvary Cemeteries (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph Co-Cathedral (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Leonidas Polk (approx. 0.4 miles away); Felix Grundy Winder
Allen Chapel AME Church image. Click for full size.
March 5, 2010
2. Allen Chapel AME Church
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Marcus Pennington Zills (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitmell Pugh Martin (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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