NYC Honorary Street Names


Rev. Charlie W. Mixon Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At both intersections of Springfield Boulevard and 113th Avenue
Honoree: Rev. Charles Mixon was pastor of the Maranatha Baptist Church, which he founded and built into an institution for 27 years. Mixon arrived in New York in the early '70s, studied theology at a Manhattan Bible school and was ordained in 1975. Three months later, he founded his own congregation. He was heavily involved in community issues that ranged from voting rights to education, and was a longtime member of Community Board 13. (Miller)

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