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Jacob C. White Jr.

(1837-1902)

 
 
Jacob C. White Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Jacob C. White Jr. Marker
Inscription. A Black educator who lived here, White was the principal of the Robert Vaux School for forty years. He was a founder of the city's first Black baseball club, the Pythians, and the first president of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.638′ N, 75° 9.566′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Lombard Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1032 Lombard Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Banneker Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry George (about 400 feet away); Engine Company No. 11 (about 400 feet away); Standard Theatre (about 600 feet away); William Whipper (about 600 feet away); St. Peter Claver Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); Giovanni's Room (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationSports
 
Jacob C. White Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. Jacob C. White Jr. Marker
 
 
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