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Richard Moore

(1793-1875)

 
 
Richard Moore (1793-1875) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Klotz, September 14, 2019
1. Richard Moore (1793-1875) Marker
Inscription.  Quaker businessman and abolitionist. Moore made his home a safe house for freedom seekers traveling on eastern Pa. routes of the Underground Railroad. One was Christiana Riot participant William Parker. Over three decades Moore assisted about 600 fugitives to freedom.
 
Erected 2019 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 31.535′ N, 75° 30.181′ W. Marker is in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles south of Moores Court, on the right when traveling north. In the front yard of the house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 S Main Street, Quakertown PA 18951, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jasper Park Indian (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indian Jasper Quarries (approx. 1.3 miles away); Emmaus (approx. 1.4 miles away); Allentown (approx. 4.3 miles away); Casting Pigs (approx. 4.9 miles away); Servicing the Furnace
Street view of the marker and the house image. Click for full size.
By Laura Klotz, September 14, 2019
2. Street view of the marker and the house
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Lock Ridge Furnace (approx. 4.9 miles away); From Production to Preservation (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  MarkerQuest - Richard Moore. Further information and images relating to Richard Moore. (Submitted on September 25, 2019, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2019, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2019, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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