Trinity A.M.E. Church

Trinity A.M.E. Church (HMGCH)

Location: Manning, SC 29102 Clarendon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 41.796', W 80° 12.746'

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This church was founded soon after the Civil Warby 50 freedmen and woman who held their firstservices in a stable donated to them by S.A. Rigby.In 1869 the church trustees bought a half-acre lot for a school, and in 1870 they bought a one-acre lot for "the African Methodist Episcopal Church ofManning" on what is now Rigby Street, named for Rigby. The first church here, a frame building, wascompleted in 1874.
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The congregation, first called simply "Our Church"by its members, was renamed Trinty A.M.E. Churchwhen its first building was completed in 1874. Thatbuilding was replaced by a larger frame church, which burned in 1895. The present church, also aframe building, was built that year and covered inbrick veneer in 1914. The Central S.C. Conferenceof the A.M.E. Church was organized here in 1921.
Marker Number14-17
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 572988 N 3728794
Decimal Degrees33.69660000, -80.21243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.796', W 80° 12.746'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 47.76" N, 80° 12' 44.76" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32-98 W Rigby St, Manning SC 29102, US
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