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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.

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.