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This category is dedicated to recording sites which served as stops along the Underground Railroad or those that played a significant role in the Underground Railroad and its mission of aiding slaves on their journey to freedom.
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Underground Railroad SitesThe Old Rock House – Alton, IL

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The Old Rock House was used as one of the stations for the Underground Railroad in the 1930’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/26/2013

last visited: never

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SS25.6 km

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Underground Railroad SitesMary Meachum Freedom Crossing - St. Louis, Missouri

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Underground railroad site north of the St. Louis downtown area along the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/16/2007

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesHamilton Primary School - Otterville, IL

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Dr. Silas Hamilton, freed slaves, and built a school for their education. The first free school and first intergrated school in Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesOld Courthouse - St. Louis, MO

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As the site for the Dred Scott Case, the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, MO is on the National Park Service's National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Listing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 5/11/2014

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Underground Railroad SitesBethel Church - Collinsville, Illinois

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The old Bethel Church, that once stood on this location, was believed to be a location of the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2009

last visited: 1/20/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesDes Peres Presbyterian Church - Frontenac, Missouri

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Historic church which became a well-known stop along the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/22/2006

last visited: never

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Woodlawn Farms - Jacksonville IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 1/22/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesBeecher Hall, Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL

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Two literary societies now use this building, which some say is haunted. Sigma Pi meet on upper floor, Phi Alpha meet on the lower floor. William Jennings Bryan is one famous alumni.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesJenkin's Lot; Abraham Lincoln's Neighborhood Historic Site - Springfield, IL

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Jameson Jenkin's Lot was added to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom listing on February 12, 2008 as part of Abraham Lincoln's birthday celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/3/2008

last visited: 7/26/2008

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