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.