Rock of Ages Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Rock of Ages Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (HM26FE)

Location: Memphis, TN 38112 Shelby County
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N 35° 8.72', W 89° 58.026'

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African Americans formed the Rock of Ages Colored Methodist Episcopal congregation c. 1907. The congregation moved into a new church in 1956, when it became the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME). The name change signaled the congregation's repudiation of the Jim Crow era, and they became more active in the Labor and Civil Rights Movements. With many of its members active in the Labor Movement. Rock of Ages CME Church served as a cornerstone institution in the Binghampton neighborhood of Memphis.
HM NumberHM26FE
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, March 30th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 229685 N 3893191
Decimal Degrees35.14533333, -89.96710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.72', W 89° 58.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 43.2" N, 89° 58' 1.5600000000002" W
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Area Code(s)901, 931
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2820-2840 Princeton Ave, Memphis TN 38112, US
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