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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1822/07/11 John Tappan moves into his new house. John and his brother, Lewis, were from England and built several stone houses in Brookline, namely the Sewall, the Arthur Blake and a schoolhouse, Pierce Hall. Lewis, an abolitionist, was a friend of Salmon P Chase.
1829/00/00 Samuel Philbrick Home John Tappan sells his estate for about $14,000 to merchant William Ropes, who in turn, sells it to Samuel Philbrick.
1836/12/00 Angelina Grimke Guest The Grimke sisters, the Quaker-convert daughters of a South Carolina slave holding family, stay at the Philbrick house during the winter of 1836-37.
1836/12/00 Sarah Grimke Guest The Grimke sisters, the Quaker-convert daughters of a South Carolina slave holding family, stay at the Philbrick house during the winter of 1836-37.
1837/00/00 Samuel Philbrick Faith 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.
1837/02/00 John Greenleaf Whittier Abolitionist Samuel Philbrick host one of Brookline's first anti-slavery meetings. At the ladies-only event, John Greenleaf Whittier listens from inside a closet.
1837/02/00 Samuel Philbrick Faith Samuel Philbrick host one of Brookline's first anti-slavery meetings. At the ladies-only event, John Greenleaf Whittier listens from inside a closet.
1852/09/18 Samuel Philbrick Abolitionist 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. Fugitive Slave Trial of Anthony Burns
1852/09/18 Samuel Philbrick Abolitionist 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. Ellen and William Craft Run for Freedom
1859/00/00 Edward S Philbrick Home Samuel Philbrick leaves his estate to his son, Edward.

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Particulars for Philbrick House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Building Type Mansion
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling




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