Institute For Colored Youth

Institute For Colored Youth (HM1JM4)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19147 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 56.508', W 75° 9.47'

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Begun as a farm school. In 1852 it became one of the first schools to train Blacks for skilled jobs. It gained recognition here under Fanny J. Coppin, principal, 1869-1902. Relocated, it later became Cheyney University.
HM NumberHM1JM4
Year Placed1991
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486515 N 4421309
Decimal Degrees39.94180000, -75.15783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.508', W 75° 9.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 30.48" N, 75° 9' 28.2" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 913-919 Bainbridge St, Philadelphia PA 19147, US
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