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  • 3403 California Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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Avery Memorial AME Zion Church

Brief History

Identified as one of the many Underground Railroad stations in the Pittsburgh area, this site reputedly housed escaped slaves from the South en route to freedom in the North, often to Canada. This church was part of the extensive network of anti-slavery holdings in the Pittsburgh area.