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  • 1400 Boyle St.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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Brown Chapel AME Church


Sun: 11am

Brief History

This black church was organized in 1837 to 1838 and was the second AME congregation west of the Allegheny Mountains. It represents the cohesiveness and early community-building skills of blacks faced with limited resources in Allegheny. The church bonded the black community of the North Side and provided moral, social and spiritual leadership.

Condition/Architectural Notes

Buff-Brick Neo-Gothic building