St James Episcopal Church-Lafayette Square

829 N Arlington Ave BaltimoreMD21217
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St. James’ Church was organized as an independent parish in 1824 by the Reverend William Levington (docsouth.unc.edu/neh/bragg/bragg.html), the first black priest to serve as a missionary of the church in the South. The first service was held June 23rd of that year in the “Upper Room” at Park Avenue and Marion Street. St. James’, the first black Episcopal church south of the Mason/Dixon...
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