: The Friends Yearly Meeting House in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio. The presence of the Society of Friends (known colloquially as Quakers) in Ohio dates back over 200 years. The denomination became well-known for their strict disapproval of slavery in addition to their belief in pacifism. They were also known for their assistance of fugitive fleeing their owners in the slave states, and their respect for American Indians.
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: AL06838 Subjects
: Quakers; Religion in Ohio; Abolitionists -- Ohio; Antislavery movements--Ohio--History--19th century Places
: Mount Pleasant (Ohio); Jefferson County (Ohio); Ohio