Pendleton, Indiana: Marker: Abolitionists Mobbed Here

Abolitionists came to town for an 1843 lecture series. Some of the locals attacked them.

Address:
N. Pendleton Ave., Pendleton, IN
Directions:
North edge of town. The marker is on the east side of N. Pendleton Ave. just north of the bridge across Fall Creek.
Admission:
Free
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Historical marker.

Marker: Abolitionists Mobbed Here

Seems like history sometimes repeats...

[Stephen Francia, 07/28/2020]

Historical marker.

Marker: Abolitionists Mobbed Here

Lots of interesting history at the Pendleton Historical Museum, and a beautiful park as well.

[Carin, 07/05/2014]

The abolitionists were mobbed by "citizens with deeply held racist ideas," according to the historical marker.


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