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May 13, 2021

Swansea woman's Ohio safe house

Swansea teacher Jessie Donaldson helped fugitive American slaves reach freedom when she lived in Cincinnati. Now a purple plaque in her honour has been unveiled at the Swansea College of Art, and below it are HistoryPoints QR codes for ...

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people to use their smartphones to read her story and see her portrait. By using the QR codes or clicking here you can also read about her family's roots in the anti-slavery movement, her connection to Uncle Tom's Cabin and her brother's involvement in the American Civil War.