Marlborough Quaker Meetinghouse c. 1801, Cemetery & Village

In Progress - Underground Railroad Story, Chester County, PA

Marlborough Quaker Meetinghouse c. 1801, Cemetery & Village

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, United States

Created By: Kennett Underground Railroad Center

Point of Interest Details

Meetinghouses frequently became forums for anti-slavery. Elevated criticism amongst some of the members resulted in the 1852 “Marlborough Riot”, which led to the establishment of the Progressive Friends.

This point of interest is part of the tour: In Progress - Underground Railroad Story, Chester County, PA


 

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