Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Liberty Street Presbyterian Church
1st Pastor, Henry H. Garnet,
1840-48; Local, State and
Nat'l Abolitionist Meetings:
Draft Riot Site, 1863
Beta Psi Boulé, Sigma Pi Phi
Erected by Beta Psi Boulé, Sigma Pi Phi.
Location. 42° 43.527′ N, 73° 41.447′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Liberty Street near Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 92 First Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 90 First Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edith McCrea House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emma Hart Willard (approx. ¼ mile away); Norman Rockwell (approx. Second Ward World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
Regarding Liberty Street Presbyterian Church. Henry Highland Garnet (Born: December 23, 1815, Kent County, Maryland, MD - Died: February 13, 1882, Monrovia, Liberia) was an African-American abolitionist, minister, educator and orator. An advocate of militant abolitionism, Garnet was a prominent member of the movement that led beyond moral suasion toward more political action.
Also see . . . Spectors of Liberty - The Liberty Street Church, History. (Submitted on March 26, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Churches & Religion •
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