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Marker on Germantown Avenue
Photographer: Bill Coughlin
Taken: September 3, 2011
Caption: Marker on Germantown Avenue
Additional Description: In the 17th century, the Germantown Society of Friends held their first meetings in a house located on this site. Here Francis Daniel Pastorius, a leader of the Germantown settlement, wrote the protest against slavery. This was the first step that led to the eventual abolition of slavery.
Submitted: September 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Database Locator Identification Number: p170533
File Size: 4.491 Megabytes


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