Big Zion AME Zion Church

Street address: 

112 S. Bayou St.
Mobile, AL 36602


112 S. Bayou St.
Mobile, AL 36602


Church organized in 1842, now one of the oldest Black institutions in Mobile. Originally named Little Zion, but after extensive remodeling in 1896, renamed Big Zion.


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