Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1829/00/00 John Tappan sells his estate for about $14,000 to merchant William Ropes, who in turn, sells it to Samuel Philbrick. Home Philbrick House Brookline
1831/01/01 The Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper, is established by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp. Weekly issues were published in Boston from 1 January 1831 to 29 December 1865. Financial Backer
1837/00/00 Philbrick, at the suggestion of Wendell Philips, takes in a young black girl into their house as a domestic. When they brought her to Sunday service at First Parish and had her sit in their pew, they were admonished. Philbricks withdrew from the parish. Faith Philbrick House Brookline
1837/02/00 Samuel Philbrick host one of Brookline's first anti-slavery meetings. At the ladies-only event, John Greenleaf Whittier listens from inside a closet. Faith Philbrick House Brookline
1852/09/18 After the adoption of the Fugitive Slave Act 1850, Ellen moves to Brookline, where she finds sanctuary at the Philbrick residence while William hides in the South End. Abolitionist Philbrick House Brookline Ellen and William Craft Run for Freedom
1852/09/18 After the adoption of the Fugitive Slave Act 1850, Ellen moves to Brookline, where she finds sanctuary at the Philbrick residence while William hides in the South End. Abolitionist Philbrick House Brookline Fugitive Slave Trial of Anthony Burns
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