Inscription. Here in 1815 he organized the Union Human Society, the first abolitionist society in the U.S.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 22, 2007
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Born 1789 N.J. Died 1839 Illinois.
Edited The Genius of Universal Emancipation 1821-1838. Devoted his life to the abolition of slavery.
Erected 1939 by Belmont County Historical Society.
Location. 40° 4.848′ N, 80° 53.908′ W. Marker is in St. Clairsville, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 40) near Sugar Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Clairsville OH 43950, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Lundy Champion of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Belmont County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... (about 600 feet away); Belmont County Revolutionary War Veterans (about 700 feet away); Governor Arthur St. Clair 1734-1818 (about 700 feet away); Blaine Hill "S" Bridge / Blaine Hill Viaduct (approx. 4.3 miles away); State of Ohio (approx. 6 miles away); Mile Marker (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Clairsville.
More about this marker.
The marker was cast by the Cupal Casting Co. of Bellaire, Ohio.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
|2. Benjamin Lundy House|
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Lundy - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Genius of Universal Emancipation - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,903 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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