Clear Creek AME Church

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Clear Creek AME Church
Clear Creek AME Church is located in Louisiana
Clear Creek AME Church
Clear Creek AME Church is located in the United States
Clear Creek AME Church
LocationAlong LA 961, about 0.37 miles (0.60 km) south of Felixville
Nearest cityFelixville, Louisiana
Coordinates30°56′13″N 90°52′38″W / 30.9369°N 90.8773°W / 30.9369; -90.8773Coordinates: 30°56′13″N 90°52′38″W / 30.9369°N 90.8773°W / 30.9369; -90.8773
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Builtc.1915 to c.1925
NRHP reference #02000269[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 28, 2002

Clear Creek AME Church, also known as Clear Creek School, is a historic African Methodist Episcopal church located about 0.37 miles (0.60 km) south of Felixville, Louisiana.

The modest wood building dates back to an uncertain period between c.1915 and c.1925, and, as was typical in Louisiana, served also as a school. The congregation was founded in 1865, and the land upon which the church was built was donated in 1872 by Miss Margaret Collingsworth and Mrs. M. E. Hodges for "church and school purposes". It is not known exactly when the building ceased to be used as a school, while AME services continued to be held in the building until 1998.[2][3]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 28, 2002.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "Clear Creek AME Church" (PDF). State of Louisiana's Division of Historic Preservation. Retrieved May 21, 2018. with three photos and two maps
  3. ^ National Register Staff (January 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Clear Creek AME Church". National Park Service. Retrieved May 21, 2018. With four photos from 2002.