T. Morris Chester

T. Morris Chester (HM408)

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17101 Dauphin County
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N 40° 15.651', W 76° 52.84'

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Journalist, educator, lawyer. Born here, 1834. Taught in Liberia, 1857-61. Recruited Black soldiers in Civil War; noted as war correspondent. In Europe for freedmen's aid; was admitted to the English bar in 1870. Held major posts in Louisiana, 1873-83. Died nearby, 1892.
HM NumberHM408
Year Placed1986
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 5:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 340074 N 4458406
Decimal Degrees40.26085000, -76.88066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.651', W 76° 52.84'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 39.06" N, 76° 52' 50.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 S 3rd St, Harrisburg PA 17101, US
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