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Emmanuel Protestant Episcopal Church

604 St. Paul, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 7' 54.8688", -90° 2' 30.1668"
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The first Negro Episcopal Church in Shelby County was organized by the Right Rev. Charles T. Quintard in 1873 with 5 men: Vernon Chalmers, W.B. Miller, Isaiah Pickett, John Pollard, and Thomas Williamson. It became a mission in 1875 and a parish in 1975. Its first church house was established in 1883 on Third near Jefferson. In 1910 the church moved to a new building at St. Paul and Cynthia Place.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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