Bristol Hill Church - Fulton, N.Y.
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N 43° 20.301 W 076° 20.313
18T E 391496 N 4799259
Quick Description: This is the Bristol Hill Congregational United Church of Christ, located outside the city of Fulton, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2006 5:07:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMXQ2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 67

Long Description:
This church was founded in 1812 by local African American and European American citizens and was built in the 1830s by donations of lumber, labor, grain and money. During the time of slavery, this was one of many sites in Oswego County that was known by the Underground Railroad as a safe place to hide while waiting to escape to Canada. Here you will find actual letters written by slaves that had spent time here, you can view the original wainscoating woodwork, windows, and carved lintel. This church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. The church was proud to have both white and black members, many who were active in the Freedom Movement.
County Route 3
Fulton, NY USA

Web site: [Web Link]

Open to the public?: Unknown

Name of organization who placed the marker: Path to Freedom

Site Details: Not listed

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