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Mother AME Zion Church

140-7 W. 137th St. New York, NY 10030 | Harlem | 212-234-1544

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Established in 1796, Mother Zion was the first black church erected in New York State. Originally built as the church for Seneca Village, it moved North when Central Park was built. Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas worshipped here, and the church's architect, George W. Foster, was one of the first black architects registered in the U.S.


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