Pikeville Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church

The Pikeville A.M.E. Zion Church is the oldest African-American church in Bledsoe County, Tenn. The core of the church building dates from about 1870 when it served as a Freedmen's Bureau school. The A.M.E. Zion congregation's use of the structure dates from at least 1888 when it was identified as a "meeting house" in a deed. The building also served as a county school for African-Americans until the 1920s. The church is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Latitude: 35.605664 Longitude: -85.190595 Elevation: 857 ft
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Hours Open to Visitation

Pikeville Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church is not open to the public.

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How to Get There

From Chattanooga, take 27-N to TN 111-N. Travel 17 miles to Hwy 127 / William Taft Hwy. Travel approximately 18.5 miles. Turn right on Cumberland Ave.

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