The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth

The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth (HMR5E)

Location: Indiana, PA 15701 Indiana County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 37.385', W 79° 9.064'

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On June 26, 1845, this 12 year-old fugitive slave was captured by slave hunters. Armed residents surrounded the hotel where he was held and demanded his release, defying federal law. Judge Thomas White freed him in the old courthouse on this site.
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HM NumberHMR5E
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 656384 N 4498560
Decimal Degrees40.62308333, -79.15106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.385', W 79° 9.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 23.10" N, 79° 9' 3.84" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-621 Philadelphia St, Indiana PA 15701, US
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