“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Portland in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)

Home of Amos NoŽ and Christiana Williams Freeman

Portland Freedom Trail

Home of Amos NoŽ and Christiana Williams Freeman Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
1. Home of Amos NoŽ and Christiana Williams Freeman Marker
First full-time called minister of the Abyssinian Meeting House 1841-1852

Rev. Freeman (1809-1893) was an instructor in the school maintained for African Americans in the Abyssinian Meeting House. As conductors on the Underground Railroad, the Freemans maintained both their home and the Meeting House as safehouses for freedom seekers. After they left Maine, Christiana Freeman (1812-1903) was a director of the Colored Orphans Asylum in New York City. During the Draft Riots of 1863, she was instrumental in saving many childrens' lives
Erected 2007 by Maine Freedom Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maine, Portland Freedom Trail marker series.
Location. 43° 39.719′ N, 70° 14.992′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Federal Street and Hancock Street, on the left when traveling south on Federal Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Hancock Street, Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reverend William I. Reese (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Coffin Boyd (about 300 feet away); Rear Admiral James Alden (about 300 feet away); Eastern Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Christopher Christian Manuel (about 500 feet away); Alonzo P. Stinson (about 500 feet away); War of Independence Memorial (about 500 feet away); Home of Elias and Elizabeth Widgery Thomas (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Portland.
Home of Amos NoŽ and Christiana Williams Freeman Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
2. Home of Amos NoŽ and Christiana Williams Freeman Marker

Also see . . .  Portland Freedom Trail. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansChurches, Etc.Education

Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 629 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
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