PA-131 William Whipper (1804-1876)

Marker text: William Whipper (1804?-1876)
A founder, American Moral Reform Society, he edited its journal, 1838-39. Active in the Underground Railroad, he aided hundreds of slaves passing through Columbia, Pa., 1847-60. Conducted lumber business in Columbia & this city. Later lived here.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1992

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