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Upland in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

(1929-1968)

 
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  Minister & civil rights leader. Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 1964. At Crozer Theological Seminary here, earned his Bachelor of Divinity, 1951. King's three years at Crozer were a key period in shaping his philosophy of nonviolent social change.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionCivil RightsEducationPeace. In addition, it is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists.
 
Location. 39° 51.354′ N, 75° 22.252′ W. Marker is in Upland, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from Medical Center Blvd.. Marker is on the campus of Crozer Theological Seminary in front of Old Main Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Finland (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caleb Pusey
President's House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
2. President's House
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonial Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chester Fire Department (approx. 0.8 miles away); Swedish Colonists (approx. 0.8 miles away); Viet Nam (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. Anna E. Broomall (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Crozer Theological Seminary. Seminary has moved to Rochester, NY, building are now occupied by Crozer-Chester Medical Center. (Submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
3. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Pearl Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
4. Pearl Hall
Crozer Theological Seminary
Layton Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
5. Layton Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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