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Henry L. Phillips

(1847-1935)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Henry L. Phillips Marker
Inscription. Baptized a Catholic, reared a Moravian, and ordained an Episcopal priest, Phillips transformed the Church of the Crucifixion into a Black cultural center, known for its social outreach. He was a founder, American Negro Historical Society.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.506′ N, 75° 9.337′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S. 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 South 8th Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Octavious V. Catto (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Mara Adger (about 300 feet away); Joe Venuti (about 400 feet away); Institute For Colored Youth (about 600 feet away); Eddie Lang (about 700 feet away); William Whipper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Henry L. Phillips Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Henry L. Phillips Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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