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  • 6th and Philadelphia Streets
    Indiana, PA 15701
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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The Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth

Brief History

On June 26, 1845, this 12 year-old fugitive slave was captured by slave hunters. Armed residents surrounded the hotel where he was held and demanded his release, defying federal law. Judge Thomas White freed him in the old courthouse on this site.

Condition/Architectural Notes

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) marker