African Meeting House, ca. 1925-72

The American Museum of Negro History

Street-level view southwest of the African Meeting House, located on Smith Court at Joy Street. The facade of the building faces north and is visible along the right side of the photograph. A sign hangs from the northeast corner of the African Meeting House. Built by African artisans for the First African Baptist Church, 1806; site of the founding of the New England Anti-Slavery Society by Will... read more

This object is in collection:
Boston Streets collections
Signs and signboards
Boston (Mass.)
Beacon Hill (Mass.)
Smith Court
First African Baptist Church
Independent Baptist Church
African Methodist Episcopal Church
Anshe Lebawitz Synagogue
Museum of Afro-American History
Permanent URL
ID: tufts:TBS.VW0001.001005
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