Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

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Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Old Ship AME Apr2009 01.jpg
Old Ship in 2009
Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is located in Alabama
Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is located in the United States
Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Location483 Holcombe St., Montgomery, Alabama
Coordinates32°22′17″N 86°18′42″W / 32.37139°N 86.31167°W / 32.37139; -86.31167Coordinates: 32°22′17″N 86°18′42″W / 32.37139°N 86.31167°W / 32.37139; -86.31167
Arealess than one acre
Built1918
ArchitectJim Alexander
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #90002177[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJanuary 24, 1991
Designated ARLHMarch 3, 1976

Old Ship African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is a historic African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Montgomery, Alabama. It is the oldest African American church congregation in the city, established in 1852. The current Classical Revival-style building was designed by Jim Alexander and was completed in 1918. It is the fourth building the congregation has erected at this location. Scenes from the 1982 television movie, Sister, Sister, were shot at the church. It was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on March 3, 1976 and the National Register of Historic Places on January 24, 1991.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". Alabama Historical Commission. www.preserveala.org. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-13.

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