Varick Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Varick Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (HM4FA)

Location: Hackensack, NJ 07601 Bergen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 52.962', W 74° 2.909'

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First African American Church in Hackensack. Organized in 1864 as "Olive Branch Colored Mission Number Three of Hackensack." First church was an old lime shed moved here in 1867. In 1917 current name was adopted in honor of the first Bishop of the A.M.E. Zion Church, Bishop James Varick. The present sanctuary built in 1919.

Sponsored by 125th Anniversary Church Committee. 1983
HM NumberHM4FA
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Bergen County Historical Society series
Marker Number82
Year Placed1983
Placed ByBergen County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 580166 N 4526171
Decimal Degrees40.88270000, -74.04848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.962', W 74° 2.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 57.72" N, 74° 2' 54.54" W
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Area Code(s)201, 551
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 119 Atlantic St, Hackensack NJ 07601, US
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