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St. Mark's Episcopal Church

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Perhaps the oldest Episcopal church in the state that was built by and for African-Americans.

In 1858, a mission comprised of St. Paul's Episcopal Church members was formed. In 1868, African-Americans broke away to form their own congregation and constructed their own sanctuary around 1871. It remains a place of worship for an active congregation.

Location: 600 Grace Street, Wilmington North Carolina Telephone 910-763-3210

Other History nearby:
(Wilmington) Battleship North Carolina
(Wilmington) Cape Fear Museum
(Kure Beach) Fort Fisher State Historic Site
(Myrtle Beach) Hobcaw Barony Visitors Center
(Kure Beach) North Carolina Military History Museum
(Wilmington) Oakdale Cemetery

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