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Indiana in Indiana County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth

 
 
The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
1. The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth Marker
Inscription. On June 26, 1845, this 12 year-old fugitive slave was captured by slave hunters. Armed residents surrounded the hotel where he was held and demanded his release, defying federal law. Judge Thomas White freed him in the old courthouse on this site.
 
Erected 2002 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 37.385′ N, 79° 9.064′ W. Marker is in Indiana, Pennsylvania, in Indiana County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Philadelphia Street (Pennsylvania Route 286) and North Sixth Street. Touch for map. Located on grounds of Commonwealth Bank. Marker is in this post office area: Indiana PA 15701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana County (approx. mile away); Memorial Park (approx. mile away); James Maitland Stewart (approx. mile away); The Catawba and Kittanning Native American Trails (approx. 0.4 miles away); William H. Sylvis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moorhead's Fort (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 1.8 miles away); Absalom (Albert) Hazlett (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indiana.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans
 
Old Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 27, 2011
2. Old Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,073 times since then and 165 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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