The Murphy Family and The Afro-American Historical

The Murphy Family and The Afro-American Historical (HM1WYO)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21223
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.615', W 76° 38.944'

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Baltimore Black History

In the pages of The Afro-American newspaper and beyond, the Murphy family fought for civil rights for over a century. In 1892, John Henry Murphy, a Union Army Veteran, combined newsletters from three black churches to form a modern newspaper. The Afro achieved lasting national prominence under his son, Carl Murphy, who built the paper into a powerful, persistent force for civil rights, After Carl's death in 1967, a new generation stepped up to lead the paper.
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HM NumberHM1WYO
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 357792 N 4350652
Decimal Degrees39.29358333, -76.64906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.615', W 76° 38.944'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 36.9" N, 76° 38' 56.64" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 408-484 N Payson St, Baltimore MD 21223, US
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