Levi Coffin House: Photos (1)

Levi Coffin Portrait

Levi Coffin Portrait - Click for a larger view.

Shoes and Shackles

Worn by some of the slaves who escaped with the help of the Coffins.


Sampler - Click for larger view.
Notice the missing "Z" in the top row.
Mistakes such as this were made deliberately to remind the stitcher that no one was perfect - except God.


Typical Quaker Buggy.  Click for a larger view.
A buggy, such as this one, would have been typical transportation for Levi and Catharine Coffin.

First Floor Kitchen Fireplace

Family kitchen on the first floor.

Basement Kitchen Fireplace

Basement Kitchen  - Click for larger view.

Horsehair Trunk

Horsehair Trunk owned by Phoebe Coffin.  Click for a larger view.

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