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Lincoln University in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hosanna Meeting House

 
 
Hosanna Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Hosanna Meeting House Marker
Inscription. Founded by free Blacks who had settled in this area, it was first known as the "African Meeting House," Formally organized in 1843 as an African Union Methodist Protestant church. A station stop on the Underground Railroad, its many visitors included Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.686′ N, 75° 55.52′ W. Marker is in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Pike and Ashrum Ave., on the right when traveling north on Baltimore Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln University PA 19352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hopewell Bell Tower (approx. 3.3 miles away); Thomas McKean (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hopewell Historic District (approx. 5.3 miles away); William C. Sproul (approx. 5.9 miles away); Ann Preston, M.D. (approx. 6 miles away); Blue Ball Tavern (approx. 7.7 miles away in Maryland); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.9 miles away in Maryland).
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Hosanna Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Hosanna Meeting House
Hosanna Meeting House Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
3. Hosanna Meeting House Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,618 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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