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<p>Portland’s third oldest African American church at Northeast First Avenue and Schuyler Street near the Rose Quarter, one of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church’s original houses of worship, has been fashioned with a new roof, preserving the structure for future generations. </p>

Portland’s third oldest African American church at Northeast First Avenue and Schuyler Street near the Rose Quarter, one of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church’s original houses of worship, has been fashioned with a new roof, preserving the structure for future generations.

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Historic Site Gets New Roof

A historic site for local African American history is getting a new roof. Located at Northeast First Avenue and Schuyler Street, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, was one of the original sites of worship for one of Portland’s oldest black congregations.