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Institute For Colored Youth

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Institute For Colored Youth Marker
Inscription. Begun as a farm school. In 1852 it became one of the first schools to train Blacks for skilled jobs. It gained recognition here under Fanny J. Coppin, principal, 1869-1902. Relocated, it later became Cheyney University.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.508′ N, 75° 9.47′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Bainridge Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 915 Bainridge Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frances E.W. Harper (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Mara Adger (about 500 feet away); Engine Company No. 11 (about 500 feet away); Octavious V. Catto (about 600 feet away); Henry L. Phillips (about 600 feet away); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (about 600 feet away); Joe Venuti (about 700 feet away); William Whipper (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Institute For Colored Youth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Institute For Colored Youth Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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