Happy birthday, Levi Coffin # quaker

L'immagine può contenere: 1 persona
Marginal Mennonite Society

Happy birthday, Levi Coffin (Oct. 28, 1798 – Sept. 16, 1877)! #Quaker. #Pacifist. #Abolitionist. The home he shared with his wife, Catherine, in Fountain City, Indiana, was known as the “Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad.” The house is today a National Historic Landmark. It is estimated that the Coffins helped about 3,000 slaves escape to freedom. Levi’s autobiography, “Reminiscences of Levi Coffin,” was published in 1876, shortly before he died. The book (still in print) is considered one of the best first-hand accounts of the Underground Railroad. Born in Guilford County, North Carolina. Died in Avondale, Ohio. Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.


1 Commento

Archiviato in Uncategorized

Una risposta a “Happy birthday, Levi Coffin # quaker


Effettua il login con uno di questi metodi per inviare il tuo commento:

Logo WordPress.com

Stai commentando usando il tuo account WordPress.com. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Foto Twitter

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Twitter. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Foto di Facebook

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Facebook. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Google+ photo

Stai commentando usando il tuo account Google+. Chiudi sessione / Modifica )

Connessione a %s...