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African Zion Baptist Church


1852

The congregation of the African Zion Baptist Church formally organized for the black community of Malden.

Other events that happened on or around 1852

Dec 26, 1872

The present building of Malden's African Zion Baptist Church began after contributions of land, money and materials by Gen. Lewis Ruffner

Other events that happened on or around December 26, 1872

1876

Booker T. Washington graduated from Hampton Normal Institute in Virginia and returned to teach Sunday school at the African Zion Baptist Church

Other events that happened on or around 1876

1881

Booker T. Washington married his first wife, Fannie Smith, at the African Zion Baptist Church

Other events that happened on or around 1881

1974

The African Zion Baptist Church in Malden was added to the National Register of Historic Places

Other events that happened on or around 1974


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