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The marker reads: "ST. PAUL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Organized by early settlers including Frank Hudson and a Mr. McConnalt in 1866. That same year, Ben McDew gave a plot of land on Branch Street (now Martin Luther King Drive) to build the first church. In 1895, the present church was erected under the leadership of these trustees: Abrams Bowens N.H. Hardwick J.B. Jenkins C.S. Simpson Harry Franklin Nick Harris Aaron Richardson A.B. Walton J.R. Gay, Pastor The Valdosta Town Committee 1996" Top of the sign: The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia emblem

Latitude, Longitude

30 deg 49' 38.38", 83 deg 16' 33.22"

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; St Paul AME Church Marker; St Paul AME Church; Historical marker -- Georgia -- Valdosta -- Lowndes County


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