The Forten House


Subject:
Black Resources , U.S. History By Place , Philadelphia (Pa.) , Biographies & Famous People

Description:
Details about African American abolitionist and businessman James Forten and the house in Philadelphia he owned. Features background about Forten, a sailmaker, and other members of his household, and information about selected items from the home. Also includes material about other 1790s Philadelphia merchants and tradespeople. From Independence Park Institute, which offers education programs for Independence National Historical Park.

Publisher:
Independence Park Institute

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.independenceparkinstitute.com/inp/forten/forten_intro.htm


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