Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Benjamin Lundy

Marker ID: THC 1C 53
Location: 223 E Chuch St, Greeneville, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 9.808    W 082° 49.709
  36.16346666    -82.82848333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6D88


Here from 1822-1824 Lundy, a Quaker, published the "Genius of Universal Emancipation," a small monthly paper devoted exclusively to the abolition of slavery. While here he also published a weekly paper, the "Economist and Political Recorder." After 1824,