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Harry T. Burleigh

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
1. Harry T. Burleigh Marker
Inscription. Eminent American baritone, composer, and arranger, was born 3 blocks north in 1866. He arranged "Deep River" and other spirituals, and set to music poems by Walt Whitman. Was a student and associate of Dvorak. He died in 1949.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 7.821′ N, 80° 4.981′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on East 6th Street (Pennsylvania Route 5) 0.1 miles east of French Street. Click for map. Located near the front of Erie Insurance headquarters. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gideon Ball House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette Visit (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cashier's House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erie County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pennsylvania National Guard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Presque Isle (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Leverett Morrison (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Paul Allman Siple (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Harry T. Burleigh Society.
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. Harry T. Burleigh Marker
(Submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry Thacker Burleigh at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEntertainment
 
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3. Harry T. Burleigh
 
 
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