PA-070 Cyrus Bustill (1732-1806)

Marker text: CYRUS BUSTILL (1732-1806)

Born of White, Black, and Native American descent, he bought his freedom and became a baker of bread for Revolutionary troops. A founder of the Free African Society, he later opened a school for Black children while living here.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1991

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