Solebury Meeting is located on Sugan Road and was built by members of the Buckingham Meeting when the numbers warranted a new meeting house. Members of the Buckingham Meeting had agreed to give up slave ownership in 1776. In response to the abduction of Big Ben in 1844, local abolitionists held a series of anti-slavery lectures in Buckingham, Solebury, and Lambertville. One meeting was held at Blackfan’s School (now the caretaker’s house of the meeting), and an advertisement said that Reverend Samuel Aaron was expected to attend. He exemplified the radicalism of the abolitionist movement. He was active in the Underground Railroad at his home in Norristown and was also outspoken in public about abolition.
The Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Supper
Sunday, November 11th 4:00-7:00 pm at River Cat Cafe, 142 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938. Metered parking available behind the restaurant.
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Thank You!Thank you to all PERFECT PAIRINGS sponsors (click here for a list) and participants at our fun and successful fundraiser on October 14th!Several members have asked for more details about the Chef. Chadd Jenkins’ phone and email can be obtained by emailing the society with your details.We can’t thank Chadd enough for the fabulous food and the Burrell/Gatto family for the tasty wine selection: the heart of the event.
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