Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915)

Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915) (HM2G3)

Location: Shrewsbury, PA 17361 York County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 46.014', W 76° 40.776'

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A renowned evangelist and singer, born a slave in Maryland. Her father bought the family's freedom, and they moved to a farm near here. While still a child she was converted at this church. She committed her life to missionary work and traveled in the U. S. and to Britain, India, and Africa. Published a monthly paper, "The Helper." Founder and superintendent, Industrial Home for Colored Children in Illinois.
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HM NumberHM2G3
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Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:55am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 356139 N 4403234
Decimal Degrees39.76690000, -76.67960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.014', W 76° 40.776'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 0.84" N, 76° 40' 46.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 S Main St, Shrewsbury PA 17361, US
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