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Bethel A.M.E. Church, Columbia

Bethel A.M.E. Church, Columbia

Bethel A.M.E. Church is a historical church that was built in 1921 and was included in the National Register in 1982. It has a Romanesque architectural style built by the African American architect John Anderson Lankford, one of the first registered African American architects. The church has a rectangular form with two towers in front of the building. The first tower is three stages above the basement and the second tower two stages above the basement. The facade center has a three-arched stained window. There are no services held any more but it has another mission, that of becoming a religious center for all the people that believe in God.

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Bethel A.M.E. Church on Map

Sight Name: Bethel A.M.E. Church
Sight Location: Columbia, USA
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Columbia, South Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Columbia

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Columbia Religious Buildings Tour

Columbia Religious Buildings Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
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Columbia Museums and Galleries Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.1 Km or 3.8 Miles