(1766-1842)A wealthy sailmaker who employed multi-racial craftsmen, Forten was a leader of the African-American community in Philadelphia and a champion of reform causes. The American Antislavery Society was organized in his house here in 1833.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:09pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487306 N 4421389|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94253333, -75.14858333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.552', W 75° 8.915'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 33.12" N, 75° 8' 54.9" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 334 Lombard St, Philadelphia PA 19147, US|
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