In the days when slavery was legal in Pennsylvania, how many slaves were owned here? | You Had to Ask | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper

In the days when slavery was legal in Pennsylvania, how many slaves were owned here? 

Question submitted by: Joseph Forbes, South Side

Some readers may be surprised that there were any slaves in Pittsburgh. After all, even though one can seemingly find more Confederate flags on bumper stickers here than in any other city north of the Mason-Dixon line, Pittsburgh has a proud abolitionist…

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