Joshua Chapel A.M.E. Church - Waxahachie, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 22.994 W 096° 50.379
14S E 703223 N 3584968
Quick Description: Built in 1917, the Joshua Chapel A.M.E. Church is one of eight known buildings in Texas that were designed by black architect, William Sidney Pittman. The church is still active, located at 109 N Aiken St, Waxahachie, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2015 9:04:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMNDWP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
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Long Description:
The church is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, is on the National Register of Historic Places, and a Texas Historical Marker provides some background:

Organized in 1876, this congregation was named for its first pastor, the Rev. Joshua Goins, who started many African Methodist Episcopal churches across the state. Worshipers met in an old schoolhouse until this sanctuary was constructed in 1917. Designed by noted black architect W. S. Pittman, the building exhibits influences of the Romanesque Revival style and has become a landmark in Waxahachie's black community.
Active church?: Yes

Year Built: 1917

Service times:
Sunday, 10:30 AM

Website: [Web Link]

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