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

William Still

(1821-1902)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. William Still Marker
Inscription. While living here, he was an Underground Railroad agent who helped slaves escape and kept records so relatives could find them later. A wealthy coal merchant, Still also helped found the first Black YMCA.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.832′ N, 75° 9.653′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S. 12th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 244 S 12th Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meta V.W. Fuller (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Sketch Club (within shouting distance of this marker); New Century Guild (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historical Society of Pennsylvania (about 600 feet away); Giovanni's Room (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Banneker Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter Claver Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob C. White Jr. (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. William Still Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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