Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Historical Significance

The Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is one of Virginia's few surviving churches erected before the Civil War. The Virginia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church was formed at the Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1867. The black congregation was organized in 1850 when they left the Trinity Methodist Church.

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Geographical and Contact Information

614 North Third Street
Richmond, Virginia
23219
Phone: 804-643-8157

Cite this Page:

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, “Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church,” African American Historic Sites Database, accessed March 30, 2017, http://aahistoricsitesva.org/items/show/432.

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