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Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
1804

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Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Construction of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, shown in this 1804 engraving, was completed in 1805. It replaced the original structure, a renovated blacksmith shop in which the church was founded by Richard Allen in 1794.
Image Credit: The Library Company of Philadelphia




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