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William Whipper

(1804?-1876)

 
 
William Whipper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. William Whipper Marker
Inscription. A founder, American Moral Reform Society, he edited its journal, 1838-39. Active in the Underground Railroad, he aided hundreds of slaves passing through Columbia, Pa., 1847-60. Conducted lumber business in Columbia and this city. Later lived here.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.62′ N, 75° 9.442′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Lombard Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 919 Lombard Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry George (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hospital (about 500 feet away); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (about 500 feet away); Robert Mara Adger (about 500 feet away); Engine Company No. 11 (about 600 feet away); Octavious V. Catto (about 600 feet away); Jacob C. White Jr. (about 600 feet away); Institute For Colored Youth (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  William Whipper - African American Registry. (Submitted on April 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
William Whipper Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. William Whipper Residence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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