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LeMoyne, F. Julius, House

Washington, Pennsylvania
County of Washington.
49 East Maiden Street
National Register Number: 97001271
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: PA-20 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Museum of Washington County Historical Society; http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/pa1.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - September 25, 1997):
The LeMoyne House was built in 1812, and was a center of antislavery activity in southwestern Pennsylvania from the 1830s through the end of slavery. In 1834, LeMoyne joined the Washington Anti-Slavery Society and was the organization's president from 1835 to 1837, after which he was commissioned by the American Anti-Slavery Society to be its regional agent. LeMoyne, along with his children and wife Madelaine, were active in the Underground Railroad.

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