First Abolition Publications 1A82 - Jonesborough, Tn.
Posted by: macleod1
N 36° 17.631 W 082° 28.476
17S E 367588 N 4017550
Quick Description: This marker in on West Main Street, Jonesborough. Washington County Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2008 6:35:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM40Y2
On this site, in 1819-1820, were published The Manumission Intelligencer and The Emancipator. Edited and published by Elihu Embree and printed by Jacob Howard, these were the first periodicals in the United States devoted exclusively to the abolition of human slavery.
Marker Name: First Abolition Publications
Marker Location: Roadside
Type of Marker: Highway
Marker Number: 1A82
Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission
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