(1815 - 1882)Born in New Market, now Chesterville, where he lived with lived with his family until they escaped slavery ca. 1822-24, settling in New York City. Abolitionist and activist, Presbyterian minister, teacher, founder of schools, college president, missionary and diplomat, he was known for his oratory. In 1865, to celebrate passage of the 13th amendment abolishing slavery, Garnet delivered a public sermon in the house chamber, the first African American to speak in the U.S. Capitol.
|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration|
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|Date Added||Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 420879 N 4346256|
|Decimal Degrees||39.26203333, -75.91710000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 15.722', W 75° 55.026'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 15' 43.32" N, 75° 55' 1.5600000000002" W|
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