Thaddeus Stevens

Location: Danville
Tag(s): Abolition
Historical Category: Government History
Video Date: 12/14/17

Thaddeus Stevens spent his childhood in Danville before moving to Pennsylvania as a young man. He was elected to Congress and was a staunch abolitionist and early member of the Republican Party. He actively supported the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution to end slavery in the United States.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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