Rue Chapel AME Church

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Rue Chapel AME Church
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Rue Chapel AME Church is located in North Carolina
Rue Chapel AME Church
Rue Chapel AME Church is located in the US
Rue Chapel AME Church
Location 709 Oak St., New Bern, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°6′39″N 77°3′0″W / 35.11083°N 77.05000°W / 35.11083; -77.05000Coordinates: 35°6′39″N 77°3′0″W / 35.11083°N 77.05000°W / 35.11083; -77.05000
Area less than one acre
Built 1941
Architect Lewis, Joseph F.; Becton, Willie
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
MPS Historic African American Churches in Craven County MPS
NRHP Reference # 97000572[1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 1997

Rue Chapel AME Church is a historic African Methodist Episcopal church located at 709 Oak Street in New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina. It was built in 1941, and is a rectangular brick church building in the Late Gothic Revival style. It features a gabled nave flanked by corner entrance towers. Also on the property is the contributing parsonage; a one-story, front-gable brick house of the American Craftsman style dated to the 1920s.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[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. ^ M. Ruth Little (January 1997). "Rue Chapel AME Church" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.