The church was built in 1891 to serve the spiritual needs of the Black community on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. At the moment, I am unable to find any other information on the history of the church and school.
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St. Paul AME Church-Pungoteague, Virginia
I assume the building on the right was a lodge and, perhaps, a school.
Wise Family Cemetery-Chesconessex, Virginia
Henry A. Wise owned a plantation not far from the cemetery. Enclosed by a brick wall, burials range from the 1600s to 2017.
Bethel AME Church-Onancock, Virginia
The congregation was established in 1868, making it one of the first Black congregations on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.