St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church

St. Thomas' African Episcopal Church (HM5SG)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.805', W 75° 8.985'

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Organized in 1792 as an outgrowth of the Free African Society, formed 1787. The original church edifice stood here. Under the ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones (1746-1818), a former slave, this became the nation's first Black Episcopal church.
HM NumberHM5SG
Year Placed1984
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 10:23pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487207 N 4421857
Decimal Degrees39.94675000, -75.14975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.805', W 75° 8.985'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 48.30" N, 75° 8' 59.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220-234 S 5th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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