Bethel A. M. E. Church. Founded 1808 & known as the African Church. Chartered in 1818. Located nearby in early years, church was site of area's first school for colored children, 1831, & statewide civil rights convention, 1841. Congregation moved to Wylie Avenue, 1872; to Webster Avenue, 1959.

Photo of Bethel A. M. E. Church, Pittsburgh, PA blue plaque
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