Robert Purvis (1810-1898)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 57.896 W 075° 09.859
18S E 485966 N 4423878
Quick Description: An abolitionist, Purvis fought for the rights of Blacks through his lecturing, writing, and activity in antislavery societies.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/9/2020 12:07:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM12EC3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
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Long Description:
Robert Purvis (1810-1898)-An abolitionist, Purvis fought for the rights of Blacks through his lecturing, writing, and activity in antislavery societies. As an agent for the Underground Railroad, he built a secret area here at his house to hide slaves.
Marker Name: Robert Purvis (1810-1898)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 2/21/1992

Marker Type: City

Location: 1601 Mt. Vernon St., Philadelphia

Category: African American, Civil Rights, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad, Writers

Website: Not listed

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