Home of Elias and Elizabeth Widgery Thomas

Home of Elias and Elizabeth Widgery Thomas (HMY1D)

Location: Portland, ME 04101 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 39.722', W 70° 15.132'

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Portland Freedom Trail

Corner of India and Congress Street, known as a Station House on the Underground Railroad. The home was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1866.

The Thomases were prominent in the Portland Anti-Slavery Society, begun in 1833, which also worked to advance women's rights. They provided housing for such notables as Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, William Lloyd Garrison, Charles Lenox Remond and Parker Pillsbury.
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HM NumberHMY1D
Series This marker is part of the Maine: Portland Freedom Trail series, and the More Than Words series.
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByMaine Freedom Trails
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 7:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 399037 N 4835098
Decimal Degrees43.66203333, -70.25220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 39.722', W 70° 15.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 39' 43.32" N, 70° 15' 7.92" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 India St, Portland ME 04101, US
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