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Mount Moriah Temple Baptist Church

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Mount Moriah Temple Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized by Dr. Rev. William Mark Bell in 1919, near the height of the "Great Migration" of African Americans from the South. The church has served as a housing agency, employment office, & burial society as well as a place of worship.
 
Location. 39° 55.924′ N, 75° 9.107′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Wharton Street just west of S. 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shot Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Pat's King of Steaks" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Police Department Philadelphia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frank Gasparro (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mario Lanza (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Grand Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Swedes' Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public WorkChurches & Religion
 
Mount Moriah Temple Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Mount Moriah Temple Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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