Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Maria W. Stewart
— 8 Belknap Street —
Controversial Black Abolitionist.
Essayist, lecturer, religious activist. Her speeches, published by William Lloyd Garrison, were first publicly-delivered speeches by an American woman on politics and women's rights.
Erected by The Heritage Guild, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans.
Location. 42° 21.647′ N, 71° 3.904′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Joy Street north of Smith Court, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Walker (here, next to this marker); John Telemachus Hilton (a few steps from this marker); Rebecca Lee Crumpler (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison Gray Otis House (within shouting distance of this marker); West Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); African Meeting House Old West Church (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Charles Sumner (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Also see . . . Maria W. Stewart at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 12, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.