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Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage

Home of Paul Robeson

 
 
Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, November 29, 2011
1. Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage. From 1910 to 1925, it was the home of Paul Robeson, noted actor, singer, scholar, athlete and humanitarian.
 
Location. 40° 34.337′ N, 74° 36.832′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Cliff Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruth St. Denis (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fireman's Museum (approx. mile away); Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Somerset County 9/11 Memorial and Clock Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Somerville Borough Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Former Second National Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Somerville.
 
Also see . . .  Paul Robeson - American Masters - PBS. (Submitted on December 1, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, November 29, 2011
2. Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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