• John Greenleaf Whittier - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Greenleaf_Whittier John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.Frequently listed as one of the fireside poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings, as well as his book Snow-Bound
  • John Greenleaf Whittier | Biography, Poems, Books, & Facts ...

    www.britannica.com/biography/John-Greenleaf-Whittier John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet and abolitionist who, later in his life, was a household name in England and the United States. He was an eloquent advocate of justice, tolerance, and liberal humanitarianism, and the values he proclaimed earned him the title of ‘America’s finest religious poet.’
  • John Greenleaf Whittier | Poetry Foundation

    www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/john-greenleaf-whittier In the 30-year struggle to abolish slavery, John Greenleaf Whittier played an important role as a poet, as a politician, and as a moral force. Although he was among the most ardent of the antebellum reformers, he was saved from the besetting sin of that class—a narrowing and self-consuming zeal—by his equal insistence on tolerance, a quality he had come to cherish all the more through his ...
  • Statue of abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier vandalized ...

    www.whittierdailynews.com/.../statue-of-abolitionist-john-greenleaf-whittier-... A statue of John Greenleaf Whittier, the poet, abolitionist and Quaker the city was named after, was vandalized over the weekend.. The still-unidentified vandal wrote “BLM” as well as an”(expletive) Slave Owners” on the seated statue which is located at Central Park, 6532 Friends Ave.
  • About John Greenleaf Whittier | Academy of American Poets

    poets.org/poet/john-greenleaf-whittier An American poet and editor, John Greenleaf Whittier was born December 17, 1807, in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The son of two devout Quakers, he grew up on the family farm and had little formal schooling. His first published poem, "The Exile's Departure," was published in William Lloyd Garrison's ...
  • About Whittier | The John Greenleaf Whittier Home and Museum

    whittierhome.org/about-whittier John Greenleaf Whittier was an extraordinary American who lived in tumultuous times, putting his life on the front lines in the battle for equality and freedom for all people. Born in Haverhill, MA on December 17, 1807, John Greenleaf Whittier spent his early years living on a working farm with his parents, two sisters, a brother, a maternal ...
  • John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) - Find A Grave Memorial

    www.findagrave.com/memorial/1101/john-greenleaf-whittier Poet, Abolitionist. He received little formal education as a young boy growing up near Haverhill, Massachusetts but was an avid reader and as a teen, after being introduced to the works of Robert Burns, developed a great desire to write. In 1826, his first poems were published in the “Newburyport Free Press” which was...
  • John Greenleaf Whittier - John Greenleaf Whittier Poems ...

    www.poemhunter.com/john-greenleaf-whittier John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.
  • Snow-Bound - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow-Bound Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl is a long narrative poem by American poet John Greenleaf Whittier first published in 1866. The poem, presented as a series of stories told by a family amid a snowstorm, was extremely successful and popular in its time.
  • Whittier Birthplace - John Greenleaf Whittier

    www.johngreenleafwhittier.com It is substantially the same as when the poet, John Greenleaf Whittier lived there from 1807 to 1836. The Birthplace is the setting of his most famous and beloved poem Snow-Bound. Tour guides are responsible for leading visitors through the historic 1688 farmstead where Quaker poet and abolitionist, John Greenleaf Whittier was born.