Pennsylvania Grand Review

Honoring African American Patriots 1865 / 2010

Bethel A.M.E. Cemetery – Lancaster, PA

Posted by: sailerd

Historic Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of ChurchTowne, Lancaster, PA, has been a center for the Lancaster community’s religious and cultural life since its founding in 1817. The current church building dates from 1879. In addition to religious services and church school, Bethel AME Church offers many ministries to the community as well as opportunities for volunteer service. The church’s adjoining cemetery houses the remains of African Civil War veterans.

Address:
415 E. Strawberry St
LANCASTER, PA, 17602

(Courtesy of Pennsylvania Civil War Trails)

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Posted in Hallowed Grounds Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 7:18 pm.

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