African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings

African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings (HM1Z1U)

Location: Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.681', W 80° 42.044'

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Early A.M.E. Missionaries to South Carolina, Rev. James H.A. Johnson and Rev. James A. Handy, arrived at Hilton Head on the Steamship Arago at 3:18 p.m. Friday, May 12, 1865.
Rev. James Lynch, also an A.M.E. Missionary, shared entertainment afforded by the Mitchelville Section of Hilton Head in which began an early A.M.E. Church Mission.
Marker Dedicated September 6, 1987 Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church Rev. S.L. McPherson, Pastor Rev. Levern Stevenson, Presiding Elder RT. Rev. F.C. James, Presiding Bishop 1787 - 1987
HM NumberHM1Z1U
Year Placed1987
Placed ByQueen Chapel A.M.E. Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 528197 N 3565749
Decimal Degrees32.22801667, -80.70073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.681', W 80° 42.044'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 40.86" N, 80° 42' 2.64" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 90-118 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island SC 29926, US
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