Mother Bethel A. M. E. Church, corner of Sixth Street and Richard Allen Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
flipFlip to Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, by William L. Breton, 1829.
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The African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded here at "Mother" Bethel A.M.E. Church, is now the largest independent African-American denomination in the world.

Credit: Courtesy of Charles Hardy, III

Constructed in 1890, the Mother Bethel A. M. E. Church includes a three-room museum devoted to the church's history.

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