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First African Baptist Church Cemetery

 
 
First African Baptist Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. First African Baptist Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Site of the cemetery that served this congregation from 1824 to 1842. Archaeological excavations in the 1980s provided links to ancient African burial customs. The remains were re-interred in Eden Cemetery, Delaware Co., Pa
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.389′ N, 75° 9.181′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of North Vine Street and North 8th Street on North Vine Street. Click for map. The marker is located on the South West corner. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philadelphia Chinatown (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Burial Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ralph Modjeski (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United States Mint (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Hall (approx. mile away); Benjamin Smith Barton (approx. mile away); The Barrymores (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
First African Baptist Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. First African Baptist Church Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 6 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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