Brown Chapel AME Church at Selma, AL (built in 1908, played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement, added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 1976 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1982). ---- For additional details, go to www.ruralswalabama.org/attractions/selmas-brown-chapel-ame-church/.
Built in 1887, Wayman Chapel retains an active congregation today. The congregation is small but still engaged with the community. The church's pastor, is the Rev. Allen McClendon. Today, Wayman Chapel is the only one of Indiana's 50 AME churches that is in an agrarian setting. Lyles Station was settled by and named after Joshua Lyles, a free black who came to the area from Tennessee in the early 1800s. (Wayman Chapel, 1951)