First Abolition Publications 1A82 - Jonesborough, Tn.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 40

Long Description:
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.

Info:http://www.historicmarkers.com/Tennessee/Washington_County_Tennessee/First_Abolition_Publications_1A82/
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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