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Thomas Hovenden
... Their barn, later used as Hovenden's studio, was known as "Abolition Hall" due to its use for anti-slavery meetings ... A Pennsylvania state historical marker in Plymouth Meeting interprets Abolition Hall and Hovenden ... Hovenden House, Barn and Abolition Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 ...

Famous quotes containing the words hall and/or abolition:

    This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
    Daniel Webster (1782–1852)

    Woman—with a capital letter—should by now have ceased to be a specialty. There should be no more need of “movements” on her behalf, and agitations for her advancement and development ... than for the abolition of negro slavery in the United States.
    Marion Harland (1830–1922)