MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

African-American congregation in front of Abyssinian Baptist Church at Waverly Place, New York City, c. 1907

Founded in 1808 and located on Worth Street, the Abyssinian Baptist Church first moved to 166 Waverly Place (pictured) and then farther north to West 40th Street in 1902.

Source: Library of Congress

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