Bethel A.M.E. Church

Bethel A.M.E. Church (HMGQF)

Location: Reading, PA 19601 Berks County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 20.235', W 75° 55.081'

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Berks County's oldest Black church building. Erected 1837 by free African Americans; became an Underground Railroad station for escaped slaves seeking freedom. Rebuilt 1867; remodeled 1889. Congregation, dating from 1822, moved to Windsor Street in 1974.
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HM NumberHMGQF
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Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 8:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 422024 N 4465594
Decimal Degrees40.33725000, -75.91801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.235', W 75° 55.081'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 14.10" N, 75° 55' 4.86" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 151-157 N 10th St, Reading PA 19601, US
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