Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church

Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Historic Site Management Grant
Grant Award: $10,875 (2002)
Grant Recipient: Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church
County: Salem
Municipality: Salem

This ca. 1871 brick house of worship is home to the oldest African Methodist Episcopal church in the state. The 2002 Trust matching grant helped fund a preservation plan to make recommendations for repair, restoration and increased accessibility of the church and help guide future decisions regarding the building's increased use for community and outreach programs for youth and families.

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