Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ

Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ (HM1A1C)

Location: Cross City, FL 32628 Dixie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 38.277', W 83° 7.707'

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This church, built in 1929, was originally a wood-framed structure and the first church erected in the African-American community of Cross City. The architectural character was retained when it was remodeled and enlarged in 1942. The hand-made masonry blocks were fashioned under the direction of Prince Robert C. Glanton (1892-1965). He was the church's Shepherd and presiding elder until he was promoted to District Bishop in 1957. Cross City's first voter registration for blacks was held in this church. The church is part of a national system of churches founded in 1902 by Father Elias Dempsey Smith and is represented in 36 of the United States and Monrovia, Liberia. It was chartered in Washington, D.C. in 1918, and is in the hall of records. In addition to worship and praise services, the church provides charity, summer enrichment classes, youth development training, and many other activities that enhance the spiritual, physical, and moral development of the community.
HM NumberHM1A1C
Marker NumberF-580
Year Placed2006
Placed ByTriumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ and the Florida Department of State
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 293950 N 3280561
Decimal Degrees29.63795000, -83.12845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 38.277', W 83° 7.707'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 38' 16.62" N, 83° 7' 42.42" W
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Area Code(s)352
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33 NE 216 Ave, Cross City FL 32628, US
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