Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Ocala, Florida)

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Mount Zion A.M.E. Church
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Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Ocala, Florida) is located in Florida
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Ocala, Florida)
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Ocala, Florida) is located in the US
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Ocala, Florida)
LocationOcala, Marion County, Florida, USA
Coordinates29°10′52″N 82°8′13″W / 29.18111°N 82.13694°W / 29.18111; -82.13694Coordinates: 29°10′52″N 82°8′13″W / 29.18111°N 82.13694°W / 29.18111; -82.13694
Built1891
NRHP reference #79000683[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 17, 1979

The Mount Zion A.M.E. Church is a historic church in Ocala, Florida, United States. It is located at 623 South Magnolia Avenue. The only surviving brick 19th-century religious structure in Ocala, the present Gothic Revival church stands behind the site of the original white frame building. Construction of the first brick church owned by a black congregation began in 1891 under the supervision of black architect and builder Levi Alexander, Sr.[2]

On December 17, 1979, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Florida Division of Historic Resources. "West Ocala's Historic District". VisitFlorida. Retrieved June 1, 2018.

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