(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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|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 272430 N 4423282|
|Decimal Degrees||39.92908333, -77.66308333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 55.745', W 77° 39.785'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 55' 44.70" N, 77° 39' 47.10" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 542-598 US-11, Chambersburg PA 17201, US|
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