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  • 594 Herron Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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John Welsey AME Zion Church

Brief History

This was one of the first black congregations organized in Allegheny County (1836). It was one of the first sites in the Hill District that united and strengthened the black community. Its new location stands as a testimony of that unity and strength.

Condition/Architectural Notes

Large Romanesque Revival church building. Old Gothic church building (1886). City Historic Landmark.