Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (HMKZC)

Location: Muncie, IN 47303 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.213', W 85° 22.226'

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Structure, circa 1893, is Muncie's oldest standing public school building. Purchased by church congregation, circa 1928. Rallying point in August 1930 when bodies of two African-American men, lynched in Marion, were brought to Muncie for embalmment by church's pastor J.E. Johnson, a mortician.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number18.1996.1
Year Placed1996
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, & The Delaware County Historical Alliance
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 638688 N 4451622
Decimal Degrees40.20355000, -85.37043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.213', W 85° 22.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 12.78" N, 85° 22' 13.56" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1198 N Wolfe St, Muncie IN 47303, US
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