Honour for enslaved woman at Quaker house

Dinah saved Quaker-built home from fire set by British during American revolution

A historic house in the US is to honour an enslaved woman who saved the Quaker-built home from a fire set by the British during the American revolution. The woman, known as Dinah, was ‘inherited’ by Quaker William Logan from his wife Hannah Emlen and lived at Friend David Hickok’s ancestral house, Stenton. The house, now a museum, was built in c.1730 for William Logan’s father, James Logan, who was the secretary and deputy to William Penn.

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