Bethel A.M.E. Church

Bethel A.M.E. Church (HMRFD)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 11.983', W 77° 11.164'

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Among the earliest (c.1820) African American congregations located west of the Susquehanna River. The site of Underground Railroad activity. Abolitionists John Peck and John B. Vashon were members. A.M.E. national Bishops Daniel Payne and Wills Nazrey were associated with the church.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 2:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 313935 N 4452215
Decimal Degrees40.19971667, -77.18606667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 11.983', W 77° 11.164'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 11' 58.98" N, 77° 11' 9.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 137 E Pomfret St, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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