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T. Morris Chester

Type: 

City

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.

Dedication Date: 

12/03/1986

Location

Market Street near 3rd St., Harrisburg

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.26

Longitude: 

-76.88