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Anthony Benezet

(1713 - 1784)

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2017
1. Anthony Benezet Marker
Inscription.

Leading abolitionist in the 18th century, his writings influenced the antislavery movement worldwide and federal abolition legislation. A teacher and Quaker, he educated blacks in his home, 1750-70, and opened a secondary school for girls in 1754. He lived here.
 
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.932′ N, 75° 8.826′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Chestnut Street east of 4th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carpenters' Hall (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Fawcitt House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Court (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Franklin Court (within shouting distance of this marker); First Continental Congress

Anthony Benezet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Anthony Benezet Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Carpenters' Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Benezet (1713 - 1784): The Teacher. (Submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Anthony Benezet, 1713 - 1784. (Submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Anthony Benezet, 1713 - 1784. (Submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Friend Anthony Benezet: A Quick Guide to Materials. (Submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducation
 
Anthony Benezet Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2017
3. Anthony Benezet Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on March 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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