Friday, May 19, 2023

Anthony Benezet

I walked by this historical marker several times while I was in Philadephia for the Army/Navy Game.

Anthony Benezet
(1713 - 1784)

Pennsylvania Historical Marker

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This marker is located at 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The GPS coordinates for this location are 39° 56' 56.0" N 75° 08' 49.7" W.

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Anthony Benezet

Leading abolitionist in the 18th century, his writings influenced the antislavery movement worldwide and federal abolition legislation. A teacher and Quaker, he educated blacks in his home, 1750-70, and opened a secondary school for girls in 1754. He lived here.

Anthony Benezet

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