Abolitionists: Elijah Parish Lovejoy


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Elijah Parish Lovejoy (1805-1837)

Presbyterian minister Lovejoy gave the ultimate sacrifice in his efforts to end slavery -  he was violently murdered in Alton, IL. by a pro-slavery mob because he would not stop publishing his anti-slavery newspaper.

Inducted in 2013 to

National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum

5255 Pleasant Valley Road        P.O. Box 55 Peterboro NY 13134


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A community heritage gift shop, located within the Visitors Center on the Gerrit Smith Estate, National Historic Landmark, in Peterboro NY. The Mercantile is staffed and operated under the management of the Smithsield Community Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of historic Peterboro.


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