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Peace House (site of)

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Once, a center of pacifism

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : East Harlem
Institution, Historic Site & Museum

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Editor's note: Thank you to Christopher Bell for informing us that the African Museum of Art is being constructed on the former site of the Peace House.

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Museum of African Art


Gene Sklar (East Harlem Historical Organization)

Built by peace activist Clare Bryce Cram, a labor and prison reform activist, to hold pacifist meetings during WWI.

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