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Berean Institute

 
 
Berean Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Berean Institute Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1899 by Rev. Matthew Anderson, pastor of Berean Presbyterian Church and founder of Berean Savings Association, this school taught Blacks skilled trades not available elsewhere. Later the curriculum was expanded to meet changing student needs.
 
Erected 1990 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.355′ N, 75° 10.053′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on W. Girard Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Philadelpha Pyramid Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); Opportunities Industrialization Centers (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Legendary Blue Horizon (approx. half a mile away); Eastern State Penitentiary (approx. half a mile away); Freedom Theatre (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Eakins (approx. half a mile away); Siegmund Lubin (approx. half a mile away); Robert Purvis (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Berean Institute Building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Berean Institute Building
Inscription on the side of the building-Berean Institute William H. Gray, Jr. Hall image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
3. Inscription on the side of the building-Berean Institute William H. Gray, Jr. Hall
 
 
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 237 times since then and 60 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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