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New Philadelphia,
Illinois

"Free Frank" McWorter plotted and settled New Philadelphia, registering the town as the first to be done so by an African-American. McWorter would help people his new settlement by buying  16 families out of slavery.

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New Philadelphia Noise
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Communal Memory Archive

Plat of New Philadelphia
New Philadelphians and great-grandchildren of town founder Frank McWorter with the pigs they were ra