1862~1961Bishop C.H. Mason founded the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) in the late 1890s. Born a slave near Bartlett, Tennessee, Mason served as Senior Bishop of the denomination from 1907 until his death in 1961. By the time of his death, COGIC had become one of the largest African-American denominations in the world with churches all over the United States, in Africa, Mexico, Bermuda, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Mason is entombed in Mason Temple in Memphis.
|Marker Number||4E 142|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 768876 N 3890524|
|Decimal Degrees||35.12170000, -90.04953333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 7.302', W 90° 2.972'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 7' 18.12" N, 90° 2' 58.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 926-930 Mason St, Memphis TN 38126, US|
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