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Portland in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Christopher Christian Manuel

1781 - 1845

 

—Portland Freedom Trail —

 
Christopher Christian Manuel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
1. Christopher Christian Manuel Marker
Inscription.
Activist, Barber and Musician
Born in Cape Verde, Africa
First President Portland
Union Anti-Slavery Society

 
Erected by Portland Freedom Trail.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maine, Portland Freedom Trail marker series.
 
Location. 43° 39.784′ N, 70° 15.064′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Congress Street near Mountfort Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Eastern Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alonzo P. Stinson (here, next to this marker); Portland Maine Freedom Trail Eastern Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Eastern Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Coffin Boyd (within shouting distance of this marker); War of Independence Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend William I. Reese (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral James Alden
Christopher Christian Manuel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
2. Christopher Christian Manuel Marker
Surface marker in left center foreground. Intersection of Congress and Mountfort Streets in background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Elias and Elizabeth Widgery Thomas (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Portland Freedom Trail. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Abyssinian Meeting House. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Eastern Cemetery in Portland Freedom Trail. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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