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Frances E.W. Harper

(1825-1911)

 
 
Frances E.W. Harper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Frances E.W. Harper Marker
Inscription. An author, lecturer, and social activist. Harper lived here and devoted her life to championing the rights of slaves and free Blacks. She advocated education as a way of advancement for Black Americans.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.52′ N, 75° 9.558′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Bainbridge Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1006 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engine Company No. 11 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Institute For Colored Youth (about 400 feet away); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (about 400 feet away); Standard Theatre (about 600 feet away); Jacob C. White Jr. (about 700 feet away); William Whipper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry George (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Mara Adger (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Frances E.W. Harper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Frances E.W. Harper Marker
 
 
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