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Liberty Street Presbyterian Church

(African)

 
 
Liberty Street Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 22, 2016
1. Liberty Street Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.
1840 - 1963
Site of
Liberty Street
Presbyterian Church

(African)
1st Pastor, Henry H. Garnet,
1840-48; Local, State and
Nat'l Abolitionist Meetings:
Draft Riot Site, 1863
Beta Psi Boulé, Sigma Pi Phi

 
Erected by Beta Psi Boulé, Sigma Pi Phi.
 
Location. 42° 43.527′ N, 73° 41.447′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Liberty Street near Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilson Farmhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Uncle Sam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gasholder House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Rescue of Charles Nalle (approx. 0.4 miles away); T'was The Night Before Christmas (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of 1819 Fifth Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Watervliet (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
Regarding Liberty Street Presbyterian Church. Henry Highland Garnet
Liberty Street Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 22, 2016
2. Liberty Street Presbyterian Church Marker
This is the corner of Liberty Street and Church Street, facing northeast.
(Born: December 23, 1815, Kent County, Maryland, MD - Died: February 13, 1882, Monrovia, Liberia) was an African-American abolitionist, minister, educator and orator. An advocate of militant abolitionism, Garnet was a prominent member of the movement that led beyond moral suasion toward more political action.
 
Also see . . .  Spectors of Liberty - The Liberty Street Church, History. (Submitted on March 26, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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