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Upper Darby in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Abraham L. Pennock

 
 
Abraham L. Pennock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. Abraham L. Pennock Marker
Inscription. This prominent abolitionist and patron of the arts resided here at Hoodland until his death in 1868. The home had been built in 1823 by his father-in-law, John Sellers II. A leader in the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, Abraham Pennock also was an advocate of woman suffrage and active in the temperance movement. Notable visitors to his home included John Greenleaf Whittier and James Russell Lowell
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.737′ N, 75° 16.435′ W. Marker is in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Maple Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located on the library grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Darby PA 19082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sellers Hall (approx. mile away); Lansdowne World War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Henry Albertson Subdivision Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Birth of Llanerch (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Llanerch Car Barn (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Battle of Llanerch Crossing (approx. 1.4 miles away); Thomas Garrett (approx. 1 miles away); All U.S. War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRCivil Rights
 
Abraham L. Pennock Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Abraham L. Pennock Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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