134-136 BoweryThe twin Federal-era houses at 144/136 Bowery are linked to the Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Movement preceding the Civil War. Among the oldest structures in Manhattan, they were built by the Delaplaine family, with 134 built in the 1790s and 136 built to match it in 1828. They retain their steeply pitched roofs and twin gable dormers. A devout Quaker, Samuel Delaplaine's 1793 manifesto proclaimed:"...may servitude abolish'd be, As well as Negro-Slavery, To make one LAND of LIBERTY!"
|Placed By||Bowery Alliance of Neighbors|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 584900 N 4508051|
|Decimal Degrees||40.71901667, -73.99476667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 43.141', W 73° 59.686'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 43' 8.4599999999999" N, 73° 59' 41.16" W|
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