Church of the Advocate

Church of the Advocate (HM1K2Z)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19121 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.139', W 75° 9.787'

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Here in the 1974 the first eleven women Episcopal priests were ordained. This noted Gothic Revival church, built 1887-97, served a growing African American community after 1930. Host to major Black Power events of the 1960s and '70s. National Historic Landmark.
HM NumberHM1K2Z
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Year Placed1999
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486073 N 4426177
Decimal Degrees39.98565000, -75.16311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.139', W 75° 9.787'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 8.34" N, 75° 9' 47.22" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1801-1819 Diamond St, Philadelphia PA 19121, US
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