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Charles Taze Russell

(1852-1916)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 21, 2012
1. Charles Taze Russell Marker
Inscription. Pastor Russell formed a Bible study group in Allegheny City in the 1870's; developed it into the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society. It became the legal corporation for Jehovah's Witnesses. He lived in the Bible House nearby, 1894-1909; spoke here at Carnegie Hall.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 27.167′ N, 80° 0.29′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Allegheny Square East west of East Commons, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Free Public Library Building in the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); James Hay Reed (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science (about 400 feet away); Old Allegheny Market House (about 600 feet away); Founding Convention of the CIO (about 600 feet away); Allegheny Post Office (about 600 feet away); Stephen Collins Foster (about 800 feet away); Hampton Battery Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 21, 2012
2. Charles Taze Russell Marker

1. Charles Taze Russell. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Charles Taze Russell at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Wikipedia, 1911
3. Charles Taze Russell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,065 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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