Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan
Erected 2017 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
Location. 40° 0.47′ N, 75° 9.102′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North Broad Street (State Highway 611) north of West Venango Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3600 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roy Campanella (approx. half a mile away); Prince Hall Grand Lodge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Baker Bowl National League Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Shibe Park / Connie Mack Stadium (approx. 1.1 miles away); Thomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War (approx. 1.1 miles away); Church of the Advocate (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Protest against Slavery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Female Medical College of Pennsylvania (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan Jr. Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan Jr. was a successful minister, civil rights advocate, humanitarian and corporate leader known for his creation of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America and the Sullivan Principles to promote political reform in South Africa. (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. "Make Them Hear You". YouTube video: Nicholas Trawick sings "Make Them Hear You" at Reverend Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan Historical Marker Dedication ceremony. (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.