SJ8398 : Lincoln Square

taken 11 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square
On December 31, 1862, a meeting of cotton workers at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester resolved to support the Union in their fight against slavery. This was despite the increasing hardship caused by the Union blocade preventing shipments of cotton to the Lancashire mills. On January 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln sent an address thanking the cotton workers of Lancashire for their support. This monument commemorates the events and reproduces portions of both documents.
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 March, 2008
Category
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8369 9813 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.7782N 2:14.8335W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8368 9814
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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