Haines House - Alliance, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lonewolf5929
N 40° 55.263 W 081° 06.582
17T E 490763 N 4529998
Quick Description: The Haines House served as an Underground Railroad station in Alliance, Ohio beginning in 1853.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2014 3:42:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMM94H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member chstress53
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Long Description:
The Haines House sat on 126 acres of land next to one of the Underground Railway trails, now known as route 183.The house was built in 1828 and additions were added in 1842. The owners were John and Nancy Grant who were Quakers. It was passed down to Sarah Grant and her husband J. Ridgeway Haines fron Salem, Ohio. Ridgeway was a member of The Western Anti-Slavery Society. The society held meeting on the property in the 1850's. The slaves hid in the attic crawlspace until the were moved to the next house. Ridgeway died in 1899 and Sarah in 1903.
Address:
186 West Market Street
Alliance, Ohio USA
44601


Web site: [Web Link]

Site Details: Open to the public during Carnation Days / $3.00 admission fee

Open to the public?: Public

Name of organization who placed the marker: The Alliance Area Preseveration Society

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