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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 SitesQuindaro, Kansas Territory - Kansas City, Kansas

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Quindaro became an important station on the Underground railway, with slaves escaping from Platte county crossing the Missouri River in small boats and secret runs of Parkville-Quindaro Ferry. Many slaves simply walked across frozen river in winter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Kansas

date approved: 1/8/2012

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesRoss Farm - Northampton (Florence), MA

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The Ross Farm is located at 123 Meadow Street in the Florence section of Northampton, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/7/2012

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesStone Academy - Zanesville, Ohio

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Designed to be the new state capital building in 1809 but declined this building went on to lead a very interesting life as a School, public building, private residence and stop on the underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team G-Man

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesHenderson Lewelling House - Salem, Iowa

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The Henderson Lewelling House is listed by the National Park Service as a stop on the underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/30/2011

last visited: 12/10/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesStoner House - Westerville, OH

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The Stoner House was a site on the Underground Railroad in Westerville, Ohio. It now houses Catholica, a Catholic book store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/23/2011

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesBethel A. M. E. Church - Indianapolis, Indiana

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Historic African Methodist Episcopal Church which served as a station on the Underground Railroad in Indianapolis, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/22/2011

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesSalisbury-Pratt Homestead - Little York, NY

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The Salisbury-Pratt Homestead, located at the intersection of Route 281 and Cold Brook Road in Little York, New York, was used as a station on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New York

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesDr. Nathan Thomas House - Schoolcraft, MI

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This Underground Railroad site is located on E Cass Street in Schoolcraft, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/7/2011

last visited: 5/27/2012

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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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Underground Railroad SitesCarpenter House - Evansville, IN

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Carpenter House in Evansville, IN

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/7/2011

last visited: 5/18/2013

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Underground Railroad SitesJordan House – West Des Moines, IA

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The Jordan House is on the John Brown Freedom Trail which crosses Iowa. This historical marker outside the Jordan House tells its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesBalbec Way, Indiana

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A stop in rural Indiana where Eliza Harris of Uncle Tom's Cabin fame rested on her journey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dnrseekers

location: Indiana

date approved: 4/16/2011

last visited: 11/21/2010

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Underground Railroad SitesPost House

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Station on the underground RR which is now Hochstein music school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 3/21/2011

last visited: 1/31/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesJohn Hunn - "Station Master" of the Underground Railroad in Delaware.

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This historical spot marks the grave of John Hunn, the Chief Engineer of the Underground Railroad in Delaware. The plaque is located at 122 E. Camden-Wyoming Avenue, Camden, Delaware

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muffy53

location: Delaware

date approved: 2/19/2011

last visited: 2/23/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesWilbur H. Siebert Collection - Columbus, OH

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This historical marker about the Wilbur H. Siebert Collection is located in the courtyard between Dulles Hall and Brown Hall on The Ohio State University Campus in Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Underground Railroad / Black Conductors of Columbus - Columbus, OH

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A historical marker about the Underground Railroad and the Black Conductors of Columbus is located on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse on Capitol Square in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/8/2011

last visited: 8/4/2014

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Underground Railroad SitesNiagara River Underground Railroad Crossing

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Squaw Island, just north of the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, NY was the site of a river crossing into Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: New York

date approved: 11/30/2010

last visited: 9/3/2012

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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

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Underground Railroad SitesLiberty Hall Bell Plaque - New Bedford, MA

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Liberty Hall was a Congregational and Unitarian Church in downtown New Bedford, and its bell was used in 1851 to warn fugitive slaves of the coming of U.S. Marshals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/19/2010

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesRokeby - Ferrisburgh, Vermont

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Home of Vermont Folklore Writer and illustrator

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/19/2010

last visited: 11/17/2012

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Underground Railroad SitesWoodlawn Farms - Jacksonville IL

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Woodlawn Farms - Jacksonville IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 1/22/2011

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Underground Railroad SitesOro African Methodist Episcopal Church

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The northernmost stop on the Underground Railroad in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2010

last visited: 6/28/2014

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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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