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A.M.E. Book Concern

 
 
A.M.E. Book Concern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
1. A.M.E. Book Concern Marker
Inscription. Here in 1836 a church related company began printing hymnals, religious materials, and works by Black authors of the period. In 1847 The Christian Recorder was published here. Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner was editor of the firm until 1884.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.641′ N, 75° 9.186′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Pine Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 631 Pine Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blackwell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mother Bethel (about 400 feet away); Francis Johnson (about 400 feet away); Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church (about 400 feet away); Free African Society (about 500 feet away); Lombard Street Riot (about 500 feet away); The Spruce Street Houses (about 600 feet away); W.E.B. Du Bois (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.Communications
 
A.M.E. Book Concern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 16, 2015
2. A.M.E. Book Concern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 160 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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