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F. Julius LeMoyne House
49 E Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301
The F. Julius LeMoyne House is a historic house museum in Washington, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Built in 1812, it was the home of Dr. Francis Julius LeMoyne (1798–1897), an antislavery activist who used it as a stop on the Underground Railroad. LeMoyne also assisted in the education of freed slaves after the American Civil War, founding the historically black LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, Tennessee. His house is now operated as a museum by the Washington County Historical Society.
The house includes the Norma K. Grimes Research Library. The society also offers tours of a crematory built by LeMoyne and operates the Frontier History Center, which portrays 18th century life in Western Pennsylvania.
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