Abyssinian Baptist Church

Manhattan – Harlem

Abyssinian Baptist Church

132 W 138th St between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Malcolm X Blvds
Manhattan, NY 10030

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Time Out NY One of Harlem's most famous churches, the Abyssinian was where Harlem's charismatic and controversial congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr preached in the 1960s. It harbours a small museum dedicated to Powell, the first black member of New York's City Council.

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