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Fugitive Slaves Buried Here - Ft. Washington, PA


Fugitive Slaves Buried Here - Ft. Washington, PA

There are fugitive slaves buried in unmarked graves at the cemetery here, according to an article by Annette John-Hall in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/14/12, at p. B1. People are working to get an historical plaque for the site. The farmhouse for the original property before it was divided was a stop on the Underground Railroad, when it was the Atkinson Farm. The farmhouse is now the Upper Dublin School District Administration Building (see Cyber Plaque at 1580 Fort Washington Avenue).


Location: Upper Dublin Friends Meeting House , 1506 Fort Washington Avenue, Maple Glen, Pennsylvania, 19002, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Cemeteries, Graves, Burial Grounds, Churches, Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Temples, Civics Lessons, History, Solemn Cyber Plaques, Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
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Comments : Viewers may be interested in reading Why Slaves Graves Matter, by Sandra A. Arnold, the New York Times, 4/3/16, at p. 6.
Date : 2016-04-04

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