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Worcester Puts Fosters' Home Up For Auction





On this day in 1872, Worcester city officials put up for auction the home of Stephen and Abby Kelley Foster. The veteran abolitionists were once again sacrificing their personal well-being to protest an injustice. Ninety-nine years after the Boston Tea Party, they sounded the cry "No taxation without representation." Since Abby Kelley Foster—like...
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