New York City Will Preserve Abolitionist Home In Brooklyn Believed To Be Stop Along Underground RailroadWe first told you about 227 Duffield Street last month. In the 19th century, it was home to Harriet and Thomas Truesdell, members of the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War.
Activists Save Brooklyn Abolitionist Home From Demolition, Hope To Turn Property Into MuseumOn Abolitionist Place in Brooklyn sits 227 Duffield Street. As its name suggests, abolitionists once fought against slavery there.
Bronze Sojourner Truth Monument Unveiled In Ulster CountyThe statue arrived under wraps from a foundry in Astoria, Queens, where the vision of artist Vinnie Bagwell took final form.
Landmarked Chelsea Row House Wins Legal VictoryPreservationists had fought to restore the Chelsea row house at 339 West 29th Street that was once owned by outspoken abolitionist Abigail Hopper Gibbons and her husband.