Colored Christian Church and Colored School

Colored Christian Church and Colored School (HMF4A)

Location: Johnson City, TN 37604 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 18.997', W 82° 21.461'

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This 1889 structure, originally "the Colored Christian Church," now West Main Street Christian Church, was also Johnson City's second school building (1889-1891) for "Colored" children. It is the oldest church building and school building still standing in the city. Dr. Hezekiah B. Hankal, who founded the church ca. 1869, was a leader in establishing the city's earliest African-American schools. William Wolfe was principal (1888-1907) of the school in four different locations.
HM NumberHMF4A
Marker Number1A 120
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 378122 N 4019922
Decimal Degrees36.31661667, -82.35768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 18.997', W 82° 21.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 18' 59.82" N, 82° 21' 27.66" W
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Area Code(s)423, 615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 N Whitney St, Johnson City TN 37604, US
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