Home of Amos No? and Christiana Williams Freeman

Home of Amos No? and Christiana Williams Freeman (HMY1C)

Location: Portland, ME 04101 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 39.719', W 70° 14.992'

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Portland Freedom Trail

First full-time called minister of the Abyssinian Meeting House 1841-1852

Rev. Freeman (1809-1893) was an instructor in the school maintained for African Americans in the Abyssinian Meeting House. As conductors on the Underground Railroad, the Freemans maintained both their home and the Meeting House as safehouses for freedom seekers. After they left Maine, Christiana Freeman (1812-1903) was a director of the Colored Orphans Asylum in New York City. During the Draft Riots of 1863, she was instrumental in saving many childrens' lives
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HM NumberHMY1C
Series This marker is part of the Maine: Portland Freedom Trail series, and the More Than Words series.
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByMaine Freedom Trails
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 399225 N 4835090
Decimal Degrees43.66198333, -70.24986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 39.719', W 70° 14.992'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 39' 43.14" N, 70° 14' 59.52" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Hancock St, Portland ME 04101, US
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