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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 SitesWilliam L. Chaplin Arrested! - Silver Spring, MD

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A marker at Jesup Blair Park in Silver Spring, Maryland, displays portraits of William L. Chaplin, Senator Robert Toombs, and Senator Alexander H. Stephens and tells the story of Chaplin's arrest for helping slaves escape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/22/2008

last visited: 7/29/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad - Bertie Hall, Fort Erie ON

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Bertie Hall is located on the Niagara Parkway in Fort Erie, Ontario. Built in 1830 it was used as a safe house from the bounty hunters that lurked on this side of the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2008

last visited: 4/17/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesHarriet Beecher Stowe Slavery to Freedom Museum - Washington, KY

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While visiting this house in 1833, Harriet Beecher Stowe witnessed her first slave auction here in Washington, Kentucky, an experience which later led her to write "Uncle Tom's Cabin." This museum is a stop on the Underground Railroad tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/21/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesSwitzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana

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The "Dungeon" was a place in the basement of the Switzerland County Courthouse that served on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Indiana

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesNational Underground RR Museum, Maysville, Ky

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Home of the National Underground Railroad Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 9/17/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesThe LeMoyne House, Washington, PA

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The LeMoyne House in the City of Washington is Pennsylvania's first National Historic Landmark of the Underground Railroad. Only about six or seven other such sites exist in the entire United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member USCGS#1241

location: none listed yet

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 7/25/2014

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Underground Railroad SitesWilma's Point - Ft. Erie, Ontario, Canada

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A final destination reached!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 9/1/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesPP African American Settlement - Pike County, OH

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This was the site of an early African-American settlement near Waverly, Ohio, and provided refuge for those traveling the underground railroad. The Ohio historical markers are at the site of the new Eden Baptist Church. See gallery for original site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 2/23/2015

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Underground Railroad SitesStation 100 Lorain County Ohio

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This monument celebrates Station 100 of the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/31/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesWarrant Homestead, Rochester, NY

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Warrant Homestead was a station for the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesPitts Mansion - Honeoye, NY

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This was a stop on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 3/12/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesDr. Henry Palmer - Merrillville, IN

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A historical marker for a noble man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/11/2008

last visited: 2/8/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesMother Rudd House - Gurnee, IL

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During the Civil War the tavern became a stopover on the underground railway system. Slaves were hidden in the barn on their travel to Canada and freedom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gurnee Glenn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2008

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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Underground Railroad SitesSeth M. Gates House - Warsaw, New York

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Welcome to the Gates House, noted as being an important Underground Railroad Station in Warsaw, New York for slaves escaping towards Canada!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 3/11/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railway Stop in Middleport

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An underground railway stop in Middleport, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member davmllr

location: New York

date approved: 3/1/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Underground Railroad - Jamestown, New York

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This plaque details this location as the home of Silas Shearman an ardent abolitionist and the keeper of the principle Jamestown "station" of the underground railroad!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 3/1/2008

last visited: 9/30/2012

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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 SitesLeonard A. Grimes Homesite - Washington, D.C.

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A plaque commemorating Leonard A. Grimes (1815-1873), an anti-slavery activist and early organizer of the Underground Railroad, is located on the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 2/17/2008

last visited: 2/11/2008

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Underground Railroad SitesKay-Evans House @ Croft Farm - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Thomas Evans, second owner of this house, was an active quaker abolitionists and used his property as a station along the underground railroad, assisting runaway slaves traveling north to freedom.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/17/2008

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesSite of an Underground Railroad Station - Jamestown, New York

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An underground railroad station in downtown Jamestown, New York!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/17/2008

last visited: 7/1/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesSpread Eagle Tavern

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This location was on the old stagecoach road from Cincinnati to Columbus, Ohio, and was mentioned in Uncle Tom's Cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesUNDERGROUND RAILROAD - HUDSON, OHIO

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Underground Railroad Historical Marker in Hudson, Summit County, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member carolina1

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 11/22/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesMendenhall Plantation: A Quaker Homeplace - Jamestown, NC

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The Mendenhall Plantation consist of the original 1811 home, a Pennsylvania style 'Banker Barn',a restored one room school house, and a 19th century physician's office. It also has a false bottom wagon used to transport runaway slaves north.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Anyanwu

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/11/2007

last visited: 10/29/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesObadiah Baker Homestead - Orchard Park, New York

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This home served as one last station of Underground Railway for slaves enroute to Canada via Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 12/9/2007

last visited: 10/7/2011

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