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Bensalem African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Bensalem African Methodist Episcopal Church

This church was founded in 1818 by freed slaves and still holds services.

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Location: Bensalem, Pennsylvania, 19020, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Buildings, Churches, Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Temples, History
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : I remember from growing up in Bensalem in the 1960s that this section was a small African American neighborhood called Little Jerusalem, and there is some indication on the Web that the church was named Little Jerusalem AME Church. It appears the church was built in 1830.
Date : 2012-01-08

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //midweekwire.com/2016/02/26/bensalem-ame-honors-founder-as-historic-building-renovation-continues/.
Date : 2016-03-02

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRV8gIpP7Ac&feature=youtu.be.
Date : 2017-09-27