Calobe Jackson, Jr., June
2005 is the 100 anniversary of the ground breaking for the Monumental
A.M.E. church located at 2nd and Adams Streets in Steelton. Robert
Fields, an ex-slave who is buried at
Midland Cemetery, broke the ground
with a pick. Albert Mobley, a young member, removed the first dirt. One
of the speakers was
W. Justin Carter.
copies of the newspaper announcement, pictures of W. Justin Carter and a
picture of W.R. Gullins to the church historian. Rev. Gullins pastored
in Milledgeville, Georgia before coming to Steelton. The State Library
has one of his books on film: Heroes of the Virginia Annual
Conference of the AME Church,1899.
Editor's note: Read
another letter about Monumental A.M.E. Church,
from Trina Roach-Raschke.
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