(1825 - 1900)Abolitionist, minister, orator, editor, educator. Born in New York City; traveled in the U.S., Canada, and Britain on behalf of antislavery and free Blacks. General Secretary, A.M.E. Zion Church. Lived after 1870 in Harrisburg, where he edited the newspaper "Our National Progress". The first African American elected to the Harrisburg School Board, in 1878; its president, 1891-93. Burial in Lincoln Cemetery.
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|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:31pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 343681 N 4456416|
|Decimal Degrees||40.24361667, -76.83778333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 14.617', W 76° 50.267'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 14' 37.02" N, 76° 50' 16.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201 Carlisle St, Harrisburg PA 17113, US|
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