Posts Tagged ‘abolitionist history’

Historic Estate And Underground Railroad Station Under Threat In Plymouth Meeting

Historic Estate And Underground Railroad Station Under Threat In Plymouth Meeting

April 20, 2016  |  News

At Butler and Germantown Pikes, plans for a dense suburban subdivision threaten to dissolve the Corson Estate, a 10 acre parcel rich in abolitionist history and an important stop on the Underground Railroad. Michael Bixler reports > more

The Possible City, 1838

The Possible City, 1838

April 25, 2013  |  Possible City

At the Painted Bride starting tomorrow a PIFA production that explores the urgent lives of white and African-American women who formed the Female Anti-Slavery Society and whose work exploded in the night of May 17, 1838, when Pennsylvania Hall at Sixth and Arch was burned by a violent mob > more

Abolitionist's Dreamland

Abolitionist’s Dreamland

September 30, 2011  |  Vantage

Finding the real history of Robert Purvis > more