Susan Howe Hillard

  • American


Susan Howe Hillard was the daughter of American Judge Samuel Howe, her husband George's law professor. Although, George Hillard was a federal commissioner in the 1850s, Susan Hillard is notable for hiding known fugitive slaves in their home during these same years, and in full knowledge and plain view of her husband. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1850/00/00 Ellen Craft is in the protection of the Hillards while slave catchers search Boston for her and her husband. Abolitionist George and Susan Hillard House Boston Ellen and William Craft Run for Freedom
1855/00/00 At least five fugitive slaves reside in the Hillard home between 1855 and 1858. Abolitionist George and Susan Hillard House Boston
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