... where black and white Americans lived together peacefully on the
antibellum Illinois frontier.
Philip Bradshaw, President, NPA
Griggsville, IL 62340
McCartney, Secretary, NPA
Help us preserve the New Philadelphia site.
Join us as a member!
An annual membership is $25. This membership will assist the
Association as it explores the New Philadelphia town site, preserves
important artifacts, and over time permanently memorializes a unique
Checks may be made payable to the New Philadelphia
Association and sent to Pat Syrcle, Treasurer, 1272 Pratt Barry, IL 62312.
The Association is grateful for the support of the
University of Illinois at both its Champaign-Urbana and Springfield
campuses, the Illinois State Museum, and the University of Maryland. We
would also like to thank the McWorter family for its support and
co-operation. For more information on the McWorter family see