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John B. Meachum

1780 [sic - 1789] - 1854

 
 
John B. Meachum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
1. John B. Meachum Marker
Inscription.

African
Founder & Pastor
1817 - 1854
First Baptist Church
west of the
Mississippi River

 
Location. 38° 41.757′ N, 90° 13.742′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Touch for map. Monument is in Block 116, Lot 410 in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4947 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. John R. Anderson (here, next to this marker); John Mason Peck (a few steps from this marker); Edward Hempstead (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Galloway (about 800 feet away); William Clark Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presley and Amelia Cordell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dred Scott (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. Monument location is designated by the Black Civil War #1 marker along the cemetery drive.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Berry Meachum Bio. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Meachum and the Origin of the "Floating School Story"
Mary Meachum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
2. Mary Meachum Marker
. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Reverend John Berry Meachum (1789-1854) of St. Louis: Prophet and Entrepreneurial Black Educator. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis MO. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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John B. Meachum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
3. John B. Meachum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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