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

First Abolition Publications

 
 
First Abolition Publications Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
1. First Abolition Publications Marker
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.)
 
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.
 
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); Alfred Martin Ray Buffalo Solder (about 700 feet away); Chester Inn (about 700 feet away); Jonesborough (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); Warner Institute (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Jonesboro Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
2. Jonesboro Presbyterian Church
Jonesboro Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
3. Jonesboro Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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