Trinity Memorial Methodist Church
Trinity Memorial Methodist Church was one of the first black churches built in Harrison County, Clarksburg WV in, 1902. Services lasted from 1902 to 1965. The church was demolished in 1984, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26,1984.
Backstory and Context
Trinity Memorial Methodist Church was a historic Methodist church in Clarksburg, West Virginia. The church was built in 1902. The structure of the church was a Late Victorian-Gothic- Romanesque style brick church. The church was a two story rectangular building, with a gabled roof. The church also featured a three story square bell tower with Gothic pointed arch windows. During the Civil War there weren't no black churches in Clarksburg, West Virginia. There were decisions made for the African American members in the church. Conference records from 1850 showed that there were 19 African American members of the church.
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