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Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Address: 450 E Strawberry St, Lancaster, PA 17602-4449
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An integral part of the Underground Railroad, this church served as a safe...

An integral part of the Underground Railroad, this church served as a safe haven for slaves on their way to freedom.

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Underground Railroad Presentation was PHENOMENAL

I highly recommend making the effort to visit the Bethel AME Underground Railroad presentation. Check out the website for times and prices. You won't regret it.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend making the effort to visit the Bethel AME Underground Railroad presentation. Check out the website for times and prices. You won't regret it.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is situated in a very high gang crime area. I had a run in with a gang of 5 Bloods just one block away in the 500 block of Green Street. Strawberry St is no better. Seriously, if you are from out of town especially, think twice before roaming around the area this church is in.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I called serveral days in advance to get information on schedule of tour. Played phone tag and had to leave a messages during the listed business hours. Someone called back the next day and left message but the call back number was not a direct line and I had to leave another message. This time no response came back. We... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 9 January 2012

The narrative of the story of our early African-American Historical perspective and the talents of the participants is excellent and very moving!

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 18 July 2007

visited on Thurs. July 12, 2007 with a group. The Living Experience presentation was wonderful. The only complaint that the group has was the so call meals. cold eggs for breakfast, chicken[ fried drumsticks or thights] with 3 starches [rice, corn, and blackeye peas] no greens and unsweeten kool ade for the drink. O ne fancy cookie for dessert.

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