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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Laura Wheeler Waring

(1887-1948)

 
 
Laura Wheeler Waring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Laura Wheeler Waring Marker
Inscription. A Black portraitist who lived here, Waring studied art in this city and in France. She headed the Art Department, Cheyney State College, and her works are part of the National Portrait Gallery and other major collections.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.986′ N, 75° 12.58′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North 43rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 756 North 43rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Smith (approx. half a mile away); Freedom Now Rally (approx. half a mile away); First African Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); American Bandstand (approx. 0.6 miles away); African American Baseball in Philadelphia (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Solitude (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Solitude (approx. 0.9 miles away); Paul Robeson (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Laura Wheeler Waring - ExplorePAhistory.com. (Submitted on April 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
Laura Wheeler Waring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Laura Wheeler Waring Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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