Trinity A.M.E. Church

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Trinity A.M.E. Church
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Trinity A.M.E. Church is located in Utah
Trinity A.M.E. Church
Trinity A.M.E. Church is located in the US
Trinity A.M.E. Church
Location 239 E. 600 South, Salt Lake City, Utah
Coordinates 40°45′24″N 111°53′1″W / 40.75667°N 111.88361°W / 40.75667; -111.88361Coordinates: 40°45′24″N 111°53′1″W / 40.75667°N 111.88361°W / 40.75667; -111.88361
Area less than one acre
Built 1909
Architect Howell,Hurley
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 76001831[1]
Added to NRHP July 30, 1976

Trinity A.M.E. Church is a historic African Methodist Episcopal Church building at 239 E. 600 South in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Trinity A.M.E. Church was Utah's first black congregation, started in the 1880s. After years of meeting in homes and rented buildings, and one unsuccessful attempt to build a church, the congregation was able to buy this property in 1907 with money donated by Mary Bright, a cook who had made her fortune in Leadville, Colorado. The building was built in 1909 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[2]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ John S. H. Smith and Allen D. Roberts (June 11, 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying two photos