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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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Image for Sheldon Peck Homestead - Lombard, ILview gallery

NENE7.7 km

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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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EE14.3 km

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Underground Railroad SitesGraue Mill - Oak Brook, Illinois

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Historic grist mill is authenticated "station" along the Underground Railroad located in Oak Brook, a suburb of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/30/2007

last visited: 9/20/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad Memorial - Maywood, IL

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The Original Ten Mile Freedom House stood at this location, now memorialized by symbolic sculptural representation of shackles & rail and a plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/18/2010

last visited: never

Image for Mother Rudd House  -  Gurnee, ILview gallery

NN58.9 km

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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

Image for Dr. Henry Palmer - Merrillville, INview gallery

SESE74.7 km

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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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NN83.4 km

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Underground Railroad SitesReuben Deming - Kenosha, WI

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This marker is located in the Library Park at the corner of 7th Avenue and 60th Street in Kenosha. It is open to the public during daylight hours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/26/2008

last visited: 9/1/2008

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NWNW123.4 km

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Underground Railroad SitesMilton House - Milton, WI

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The Milton House was an important stagecoach stop and transfer point. It was also a pre-Civil War station in the underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/12/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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SWSW125 km

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Underground Railroad SitesOwen Lovejoy Homestead Site - Princeton, IL

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The 1838 Owen Lovejoy Homestead was the home of a fiery abolitionist minister and a famed station on the underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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