(1810-1898)An abolitionist, Purvis fought for the rights of Blacks through his lecturing, writing, and activity in antislavery societies. As an agent for the Underground Railroad, he built a secret area here at his house to hide slaves.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 485966 N 4423878|
|Decimal Degrees||39.96493333, -75.16431667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.896', W 75° 9.859'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 53.76" N, 75° 9' 51.54" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267, 717, 484, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1601 Mt Vernon St, Philadelphia PA 19130, US|
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