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

Harriet A. Baker

(1829 - 1913)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 5, 2015
1. Harriet A. Baker Marker
Inscription. This African-American evangelist opened a mission about 1900 at 738 North Penn Street, where she preached until her death. In 1914 her mission became the first home of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, which was built at this location in 1936.
 
Erected 1990 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.057′ N, 75° 27.846′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on Union Street. Touch for map. The marker is in front of the St. James A.M.E. Zion Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 Union Street, Allentown PA 18102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trout Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lehigh County (approx. mile away); Allentown (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Allentown (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Allentown (approx. 3.2 miles away); George Taylor (approx. 3.2 miles away); Biery's Port (approx. 3.3 miles away); Crane Iron Works (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Harriet A. Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 2015
2. Harriet A. Baker Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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