Mariner's Church Historical

Mariner's Church Historical (HM1TN3)

Location: Portland, ME 04101 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 39.379', W 70° 15.165'

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Portland Maine Freedom Trail

Top Plaque Maine Freedom Trails Established 2007
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Mariner's Church Fore and Moulton Street location of Daniel Colesworthy's basement anti-slavery bookstore and printshop. In 1836 Colesworthy printed "Light and Truth From Ancient and Sacred History," a book by African American, Robert Benjamin Lewis. It was the first Afro-Centric history of the world giving brief biographical sketches of famous people of African descent. Mariners' Church (Congregational) ministered to waterfront workers.
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HM NumberHM1TN3
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByPortland Freedom Trails
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 398983 N 4834464
Decimal Degrees43.65631667, -70.25275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 39.379', W 70° 15.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 39' 22.74" N, 70° 15' 9.9" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Moulton St, Portland ME 04101, US
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