African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church

African Zoar Methodist Episcopal Church (HM1K9W)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19123 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.83', W 75° 8.679'

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Founded here in 1794 by 15 men and three women from St. George's Church, led by Rev. Harry Hosier. Zoar was active in the Underground Railroad and moved to 12th and Melon Streets in 1883. It is United Methodism's oldest Black congregation.
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HM NumberHM1K9W
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Year Placed1990
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487646 N 4423753
Decimal Degrees39.96383333, -75.14465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.83', W 75° 8.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 49.8" N, 75° 8' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-403 Brown St, Philadelphia PA 19123, US
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