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Jonesborough in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Abolition Publications

 
 
First Abolition Publications Marker (Refurbished) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
1. First Abolition Publications Marker (Refurbished)
Inscription.  On this site, in 1819-1820, were published The Manumission Intelligencer and The Emancipator. Edited and published by Elihu Embree and printed by Jacob Howard, these were the first periodicals in the United States devoted exclusively to abolition of human slavery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 82.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRCommunications. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 17.592′ N, 82° 28.58′ W. Marker is in Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesborough TN 37659, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher Taylor House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Christopher Taylor Home (about 600 feet away); Alfred Martin Ray Buffalo Soldier (about 700 feet away); Chester Inn (about 700 feet away); Jonesborough
First Abolition Publications Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
2. First Abolition Publications Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alfred Eugene Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jonesboro: Oldest Town in Tennessee (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
First Abolition Publications Marker (Refurbished) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
3. First Abolition Publications Marker (Refurbished)
Jonesboro Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
4. Jonesboro Presbyterian Church
Jonesboro Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
5. Jonesboro Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on September 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on October 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 11, 2021