Stephen Girard's Alleged "Slave Dungeons". Front & Market Streets

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Stephen Girard's Alleged

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Item No: pdcc00542
Title: Stephen Girard's Alleged "Slave Dungeons". Front & Market Streets
Creation Date: 5/12/1907
Historic Street Address: Front & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Photograph shows underground cells being excavated on the site of Stephen Girard's house at No. 22 North Water Street, near Front & Market Streets in Philadelphia. At the time of their discovery it was alleged the cells were used for the purpose of incarcerating slaves.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949686
Geocode Longitude:-75.142152

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831