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Freedom Theatre

 
 
Freedom Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Freedom Theatre Marker
Inscription. Formerly the home of actor Edwin Forrest, later Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Became Heritage House, then in 1968, Freedom Theatre, a community-based Black theater for professional instruction in the theatrical arts
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.463′ N, 75° 9.536′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on N. Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1346 N Broad St. (PA 611), Philadelphia PA 19121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Legendary Blue Horizon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Philadelpha Pyramid Club (approx. mile away); Siegmund Lubin (approx. mile away); Universal Negro Improvement Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Berean Institute (approx. half a mile away); Opportunities Industrialization Centers (approx. half a mile away); Father Divine (approx. half a mile away); Jessie Redmon Fauset (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Freedom Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Freedom Theatre
Mural on the Freedom Theatre Building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
3. Mural on the Freedom Theatre Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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