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Philadelphia Tribune

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Philadelphia Tribune Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1884 by Christopher Perry, the Tribune, located here, began as a single, hand-printed page dedicated to improving the everyday life of Blacks. It is the oldest continuously published Black newspaper in the nation.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.672′ N, 75° 10.112′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South 16th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520-26 South 16th Street, Philadelphia PA 19146, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Gertrude E. H. Bustill Mossell (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Furness (about 700 feet away); Billie Holiday (about 800 feet away); The Dunbar Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mercy Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Page Nicholson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens and Southern Bank (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansCommunications
 
Philadelphia Tribune Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Philadelphia Tribune Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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