Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett

Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett (HM1K19)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19121 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 59.296', W 75° 10.823'

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Educator and diplomat. Bassett was principal, Institute for Colored Youth, 1857-69. He was U.S. minister to Haiti, 1869-77; appointed by President Grant, he was the first African-American to receive a diplomatic post. Here he lived his last years
HM NumberHM1K19
Year Placed1993
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 484599 N 4426470
Decimal Degrees39.98826667, -75.18038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.296', W 75° 10.823'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 17.76" N, 75° 10' 49.38" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2117 N 29th St, Philadelphia PA 19121, US
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