Free African Society

Free African Society (HM5NI)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19147 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.588', W 75° 9.114'

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Established in 1787 under the leadership of Richard Allen and Absalom Jones, this organization fostered identity, leadership, and unity among Blacks and became the forerunner of the first Afican-American churches in this city.
HM NumberHM5NI
Year Placed1991
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:39am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487023 N 4421456
Decimal Degrees39.94313333, -75.15190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.588', W 75° 9.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 35.28" N, 75° 9' 6.84" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 543 Lombard St, Philadelphia PA 19147, US
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