Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (NRIS 100003056)
110 Calhoun St.,
South Carolina. County/parish: Charleston.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
October 25, 2018.
- Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
- The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, often referred to as Mother Emanuel, is a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1816, Emanuel AME is the oldest African Methodist Episcopal church in the Southern United States; this was the first independent black denomination in the United States. Mother Emanuel has one of the oldest black congregations south of Baltimore. Black Baptist churches were founded in South Carolina and Georgia before the Revolution. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100003056