Joseph and Amy Cassey (1789-1848)/(1809-56)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 56.954 W 075° 08.871
18S E 487370 N 4422133
Quick Description: This prominent, wealthy African American abolitionist couple founded intellectual and benevolent societies for blacks.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2020 5:56:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM12CQN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
Joseph and Amy Cassey (1789-1848)/(1809-56)-This prominent, wealthy African American abolitionist couple founded intellectual and benevolent societies for blacks. Dealing in real estate, Joseph provided rentals and loans to both blacks and whites at his barbershop here. Amy was active in the Female Anti-Slavery Soc.
Marker Name: Joseph and Amy Cassey (1789-1848)/(1809-56)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 3/13/2009

Marker Type: City

Location: S 4th St. between Chestnut and Market, Philadelphia.

Category: African American, Professions & Vocations

Website: [Web Link]

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