MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Abolitionist Place, Brooklyn. Fulton and Duffield Street.

The neighborhood around Duffield Street was a hotbed of antislavery activity. At the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, mock slave auctions raised money and a “panic of sympathy.”

Source: Mid-Manhattan Library/Picture Collection/The New York Public Library

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI