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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 SitesBethel African Methodist Episcopal Church - Springtown, NJ

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Historic Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Springtown (Othello), NJ. Documented as an UGRR station used by Harriet Tubman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 9/5/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesOrchard Street Church - Baltimore, MD

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This church is now houses the Baltimore Urban League which helps families and individuals in many areas of needed support.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BMWgirl

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 8/1/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesCooling Springs Farm - Adamstown, MD

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The location has a marker stating that the farm was a station on the UGRR. You may have to ride down the road for about a mile or less if the coordinates are off. You will see a white sign on the side of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BMWgirl

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 7/6/2013

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Underground Railroad SitesMartin R. Delany - Pittsburgh, PA

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This historical marker commemorates Martin R. Delaney- the first African-American Major in the US Army- and a key part of Pennsylvania's Underground Railroad. He operated his newspaper near this site at 5 PPG Plaza in Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/26/2010

last visited: 11/24/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesRamsdell House - Egypt New York

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Ramsdell House at 173 Mason Road in Egypt, NY. This is in the town of Perinton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Pwohlrab

location: New York

date approved: 5/17/2010

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesTory House - Bridgewater, MA

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This historic house on Bridgewater Common was once a stop on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2010

last visited: 4/17/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesFreedom Crossing, Lewiston, NY

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Monument to the slaves escaping to Canada and the locals who helped them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 7/23/2014

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Underground Railroad SitesFisher Homestead - Fishers. NY

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Fisher Homestead was a stop on the Underground Railroad in Ontario County, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 6/17/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesAppoquinimink Friends Meeting House --- Odessa in New Castle County, Delaware

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Marker is in Odessa, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles west of US 13 South, on the right when traveling east

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesClearfield Farm --- Near Smyrna in Kent County, Delaware

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Marker is near Smyrna, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is on Smyrna Landing Road 0.2 miles south of Paddock Road, on the right when traveling north.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Underground Railroad --- Norfolk, Virginia

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Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Waterside Drive.This marker sits on the dock at Waterside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/26/2010

last visited: 3/12/2013

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Underground Railroad SitesLiberty Farm - Worcester MA

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Liberty Farm is a National Historic Landmark at 116 Mower Street in Worcester, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/7/2009

last visited: 3/15/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesSheldon Peck Homestead - Lombard, IL

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Sheldon Peck used his homestead to help Underground Railroad travelers. He was an abolitionist as were many of the townspeople in the area. His homestead is preserved today as a history museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesEmbree House - Telford, TN

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Elihu Embree was publisher for a weekly newspaper dedicated to the freeing of slaves. His home in Telford was a hiding place for runaway slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesElijah Lewis House - Farmington, CT

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Elijah Lewis, a quartermaster in the Revolutionary War and later a prosperous farmer, hid slaves in a "hidey-hole" in his house at 1 Mountain Spring Road. The hole is in the basement chimney; a large stone can still be removed to reveal the space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KDubs

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 9/25/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesMoncure Conway House - Falmouth, VA

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The significance of this site is its association with Moncure Conway who helped over 40 of the family's slaves escape to freedom by accompanying them to Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad Sites~Locust Grove~

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Underground Railroad Site & Home of Col. Tiffany Brockway a Veteran of the War of 1812

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member swizzle

location: New York

date approved: 8/29/2009

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad Sites~Barker's Store~

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~Hidden Room On Display~

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member swizzle

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2009

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesVesuvius Iron Furnace - Ironton, OH

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The Vesuvius Iron Furnace was one of 46 charcoal iron furnaces located in the six county Hanging Rock Iron Region of southern Ohio. It is in the Wayne National Forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/6/2009

last visited: 2/8/2014

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad Station - Williamson, NY

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Home for hiding escaping slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 5/5/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesFort Jefferson - Dry Tortugas National Park

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This UGRR site relates to the slaves kept here and their attempts to escape, and their eventual emancipation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Florida

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 5/31/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesAquia Landing - Stafford VA

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Aquia Landing, the only rail-to-steamboat gateway between Richmond VA and Washington DC was designated to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program in 2009.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2009

last visited: 9/26/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesFt Pulaski National Monument

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On April 16, 1862, Gen Hunter issued an order freeing the slaves on the fort's islands. President Lincoln overturned it, but issued the Emancipation Proclamation eight months later. There is an UGRR stamp in the gift shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/19/2009

last visited: 9/20/2014

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Underground Railroad SitesJohn Malvin

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Cleveland, Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team RAGAR

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/15/2009

last visited: 5/15/2014

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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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