Anthony Benezet (1713-1784)
Dedicated: Saturday, June 4, 2016
County: Philadelphia
Marker Type: City
GIS Coordinates: 39.94904-75.14721

Location: 325 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

Marker Text: 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.

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