St. Peter Claver Catholic Church

St. Peter Claver Catholic Church (HM1JM6)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19147 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.655', W 75° 9.698'

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Dedicated in 1892 and named for a 16th century saint who fought the slave trade, this was the first Roman Catholic church for Blacks in the city. It served as a Black community cultural center since the 1920's.
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HM NumberHM1JM6
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486191 N 4421582
Decimal Degrees39.94425000, -75.16163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.655', W 75° 9.698'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 39.3" N, 75° 9' 41.88" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Philadelphia PA 19147, US
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