Dred Scott

Dred Scott (HM163I)

Location: St. Louis, MO 63147
Country: United States of America

N 38° 42.004', W 90° 13.917'

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Born About 1799

— Died Sept. 17, 1858 —

[Front]
Freed from slavery by his friend Taylor Blow.

[Back]
Subject of the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1857 which denied citizenship to the Negro, voided the Missouri Compromise Act, became one of the events that resulted in the Civil War.
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In memory of a simple man who wanted to be free
Dred Scott
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HM NumberHM163I
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Placed ByAfrican Historical and Genealogical Research Society, Eddie Randle & Sons Funeral Home, and Others
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 740719 N 4287130
Decimal Degrees38.70006667, -90.23195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.004', W 90° 13.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 0.24" N, 90° 13' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)314, 636
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3057 Calvary Ave, St. Louis MO 63147, US
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