New York State Women's History

Ulster County Courthouse ...A NYS Women's History Site
Sojourner Isabella Truth Bomefree
285 Wall St. Kingston NY

Type: Municipal

Category/Significance: women's rights; abolitionism

She entered this building numerous times in 1827 and 1828 while fighting to recover her son, Peter. Early in 1827, he had been sold and sent to Alabama illegally. The famous abolitionist and women's rights activist, successfully saved her son from slavery by arguing his case here. ...learn more>>

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