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Interior 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:
Interior view, Gaston Chapel A.M.E. Church, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
Altars
Stained glass (Visual works)
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1053pnc005
Builder:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
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.
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
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:

Built:
Street:
100 Bouchelle Street
Community:
Morganton
State:
NC
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
Latitude, Longitude:
35.746608, -81.68533

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