Abolition Hall

Abolition Hall (HMFKE)

Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 6.188', W 75° 16.689'

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The antislavery meeting hall here, opened in 1856, brought many leading abolitionist speakers as guests of George Corson and his wife, Martha Maulsby Corson. Built over a carriage shed, the hall could accommodate up to 200 visitors. The family's 1767 homestead here had already long been a station on the Underground Railroad. Later, 1881-1895, Abolition Hall was the studio of son-in-law Thomas Hovenden, who painted "Last Moments of John Brown."
Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 476292 N 4439241
Decimal Degrees40.10313333, -75.27815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.188', W 75° 16.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 11.28" N, 75° 16' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)610, 215, 484, 412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4000-4098 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting PA 19462, US
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