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William Whipper

(1804?-1876)

 
 
William Whipper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. William Whipper Marker
Inscription. A founder, American Moral Reform Society, he edited its journal, 1838-39. Active in the Underground Railroad, he aided hundreds of slaves passing through Columbia, Pa., 1847-60. Conducted lumber business in Columbia and this city. Later lived here.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.62′ N, 75° 9.442′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Lombard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 919 Lombard Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry George (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hospital (about 500 feet away); Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (about 500 feet away); Robert Mara Adger (about 500 feet away); Engine Company No. 11 (about 600 feet away); Octavious V. Catto (about 600 feet away); Jacob C. White Jr. (about 600 feet away); Institute For Colored Youth (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  William Whipper - African American Registry. (Submitted on April 20, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
William Whipper Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. William Whipper Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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