Andrew N. Johnson

Andrew N. Johnson (HM23OV)

Location: Mobile, AL 36602 Mobile County
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N 30° 41.383', W 88° 2.886'

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Andrew N. Johnson, born 1865 in Marion, Alabama, graduated from Talladega College in 1886, and taught in rural Alabama. On this site in 1894, he established the Mobile Weekly Press, a voice for African-Americans, "A.N.", a powerful member of the Republican Party, attended many national conventions. In 1896, he established Mobile's first Black owned funeral home, the forerunner of Johnson and Allen Mortuary. By 1901, he opened People's Drug Store and hired a managing pharmacist. "A.N." was a major contributor to turn of the century politics and business in Mobile.
HM NumberHM23OV
Placed ByDora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail
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Date Added Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 399616 N 3395684
Decimal Degrees30.68971667, -88.04810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.383', W 88° 2.886'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 22.98" N, 88° 2' 53.16" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Dauphin St, Mobile AL 36602, US
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