Byberry Hall

Byberry Hall (HM1JXX)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19154 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 6.101', W 74° 58.849'

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Meeting place built in 1846-47 adjacent to Byberry Friends Meeting by renowned African American abolitionist Robert Purvis and others to facilitate public discussion of slavery and other social issues. Many famous abolitionists such as James and Lucretia Mott and William Lloyd Garrison spoke here. Purvis's farm estate across Byberry Road was a regular station on the Underground Railroad. Purvis estimated he helped over 9,000 to escape.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 501635 N 4439043
Decimal Degrees40.10168333, -74.98081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.101', W 74° 58.849'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 6.06" N, 74° 58' 50.94" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3003 Byberry Rd, Philadelphia PA 19154, US
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