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Friends Yearly Meeting House photograph
Description: 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. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06838
Subjects: Quakers; Religion in Ohio; Abolitionists -- Ohio; Antislavery movements--Ohio--History--19th century
Places: Mount Pleasant (Ohio); Jefferson County (Ohio); Ohio