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First African Presbyterian Church

 
 
First African Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. First African Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Founded 1807 by John Gloucester, a former slave who was instrumental in establishing Presbyterianism among African-Americans. First edifice was dedicated 1811 at 7th & Bainbridge Streets. Church has been at this location since 1957.
 
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.413′ N, 75° 12.572′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Girard Avenue and North 42nd Street on Girard Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Smith (approx. 0.2 miles away); African American Baseball in Philadelphia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Laura Wheeler Waring (approx. half a mile away); The Solitude (approx. mile away); The Philadelphia Zoo (approx. mile away); Freedom Now Rally (approx. 0.8 miles away); American Bandstand (approx. 1.1 miles away); Crystal Bird Fauset (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
First African Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. First African Presbyterian Church
 
 
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 220 times since then and 29 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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