Pennsylvania Hall

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01062
Title: Pennsylvania Hall
Media Type: Watercolors (Paintings)
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Built by the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society to serve as a meeting place for abolitionists, Pennsylvania Hall opened its doors on May 14th, 1838. Four days later it was burned to the ground by "anti-black" rioters.

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Creation Year: 1837
Creator Name: Stewart, Thomas S. (Thomas Somerville), 1806-1889 - Architect