Mount Zion Baptist Church organizes in Seattle on February 18, 1894.

  • By Helen Lacy
  • Posted 11/07/1998
  • Essay 260
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On February 18, 1894, the Mount Zion Baptist Church formally organizes in Seattle.

Charter members at the organizational meeting were: B. F. Ward, Robert W. Butler, Mrs. E. W. Butler, Mrs. Eliza Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Shepherd, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark.

The church incorporated in 1903.


Esther Hall Mumford. Seattle's Black Victorians 1852-1901. (Seattle: Ananse Press, 1980), 158, 159.

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