Martin Delany

Martin Delany (HM52K)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 55.745', W 77° 39.785'

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(1812 - 1885)

Delany was an influential abolitionist, civil rights activist, Army officer, and prominent physician. The son of an enslaved father and free mother received his education in Chambersburg. He went on to publish and anti-slavery newspaper, "The Mystery." He worked along with Frederick Douglass to champion freedom and later became the first commissioned African American officer in the United States Army.
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HM NumberHM52K
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:37pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272430 N 4423282
Decimal Degrees39.92908333, -77.66308333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 55.745', W 77° 39.785'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 55' 44.70" N, 77° 39' 47.10" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 542-598 US-11, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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