Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

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Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
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Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is located in Tennessee
Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is located in the US
Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Location Church St., Rutledge, Tennessee
Coordinates 36°16′53″N 83°30′59″W / 36.28139°N 83.51639°W / 36.28139; -83.51639Coordinates: 36°16′53″N 83°30′59″W / 36.28139°N 83.51639°W / 36.28139; -83.51639
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1890
MPS Rural African-American Churches in Tennessee MPS
NRHP Reference # 00000730[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 2000

Henderson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is a historic African-American church on Church Street in Rutledge, Tennessee.

The church building was constructed in 1890. It is a frame building with a gable entrance, a vernacular design that is commonly seen in rural African-American churches built in the twentieth century.[2]

The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ West, Carroll Van (1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Historic Rural African-American Churches in Tennessee, 1850–1970" (PDF). National Park Service (1999).