St. Matthew's A. M. E. Church

St. Matthew's A. M. E. Church (HM219J)

Location: Greenville, MS 38701 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 24.921', W 91° 3.352'

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St. Matthew's A.M.E. Church, organized in 1867 and originally located on Levee Street, was the first A.M.E. church established in the Delta and the fourth begun in Mississippi. Moved to its present site in 1890, this church was visited by Herbert Hoover in 1927, poet Langston Hughes in 1931, and Leontyne Price in 1949.
HM NumberHM219J
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1993
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 680770 N 3699023
Decimal Degrees33.41535000, -91.05586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 24.921', W 91° 3.352'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 24' 55.26" N, 91° 3' 21.12" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 506-508 Nelson St, Greenville MS 38701, US
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