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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Benjamin Lundy

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Benjamin Lundy Marker
Inscription. Here from 1822-1824 Lundy, a Quaker, published the "Genius of Universal Emancipation," a small monthly paper devoted exclusively to the abolition of slavery. While here he also published a weekly paper, the "Economist and Political Recorder." After 1824, the "Genius" was published in Baltimore.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 53.)
 
Location. 36° 9.808′ N, 82° 49.709′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 223 E Chuch St, Greeneville TN 37744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greeneville, Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Harmony Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Capitol of State of Franklin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Heart of the Household (about 300 feet away); "I Have Wrestled With Poverty" (about 400 feet away); An Early Home (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Andrew Johnson (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicSettlements & Settlers
 
Benjamin Lundy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
2. Benjamin Lundy Marker
Benjamin Lundy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
3. Benjamin Lundy Marker
The marker is located in front of Greenville Town Hall, seen at right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 882 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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