Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church

Contributors:
Dates:
1944-1946
Location:
Wilmington, New Hanover County
Street Address:
1111 N. Fifth St., Wilmington, NC
Status:
Standing
Type:
Religious
Images Puslished In:
Walter H. Conser, Jr., Sacred Spaces, Architecture and Religion in Historic Wilmington (1999).
William M. Reaves and Beverly Tetterton, "Strength Through Struggle": The Chronological and Historical Record of the African-American Community in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1865-1900 (1998).
Note:
After the city of Wilmington condemned the old church on the site in 1944, a replacement building was essential. The War Production Board awarded the project priority status, a measure necessary for it to receive construction materials during the shortages of WWII.