Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pearl Bailey

(1919-1990)

 
 
Pearl Bailey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Pearl Bailey Marker
Inscription. Bailey, who lived here as a youth, became one of America's most prominent entertainers. She sang with the big bands during the 1940s and gained her greatest fame in the 1967 Broadway production of "Hello, Dolly!"
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 59.096′ N, 75° 10.291′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on N. 23rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1946 N 23rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Church of the Advocate (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett (approx. half a mile away); Opportunities Industrialization Centers (approx. half a mile away); Jessie Redmon Fauset (approx. half a mile away); Henry O. Tanner (approx. 0.6 miles away); Universal Negro Improvement Association (approx. 0.7 miles away); Siegmund Lubin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Pearl Bailey - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Pearl Bailey Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Pearl Bailey Residence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 30 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.
Paid Advertisement