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Front view, Gaston Chapel A.M.E. Church, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina

Gaston Chapel A.M.E. Church (Morganton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Gaston Chapel A.M.E. Church, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
Towers (Building divisions)
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1053pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Morganton (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Gaston Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina)

Builder:
more info on Harbison, Philo G. 
Built:
Street:
100 Bouchelle Street
Community:
Morganton
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28655
Historical note:
The church is the oldest in the county to be built for an African American congregation, and is the second oldest church building in Morganton. The congregation, including local builder Philo G. Harbison, built the church at the turn of the century. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Morganton (N.C.)
Subjects:
Religious buildings
Church buildings
African Americans -- History
Methodists
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Latitude, Longitude:
35.746608, -81.68533