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UAME Church Restoration Phase I

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UAME Church Restoration Phase I

WARWICK HISTORICAL SOCIETY PREPARES FOR PHASE I OF 1906 UAME CHURCH RESTORATION The early fall morning in October 2007 dawned bright and warm. An historic event was about to take place as the 100 year old Union A.M.E. Church was moved from McEwen Street to its new location on Forester Avenue. Following a benediction by the Union A.M.E. pastor and farewells by members of the congregation, the century old structure began its journey witnessed by crowds of Warwickians along the route. Trees were trimmed; utility lines were moved to make way as the 40-foot flatbed truck began the slow and...

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