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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 SitesWar Along the Chesapeake - Centreville, MD

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A historical marker at the Bay Country Welcome Center in Centreville, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/30/2021

last visited: 6/30/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesFrederick Douglass - St Michaels, MD

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Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist, was born into slavery near this site. He later escaped north and helped others escape through the underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/30/2021

last visited: 6/30/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesCraigs Chapel AME Zion Church - Greenback, TN

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Craigs Chapel AME Zion Church in Greenback, TN is a known Underground Railroad location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/8/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church - Blairsville, PA

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The Passport to Freedom highlights important sites in Indiana County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: 6/9/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesFugitive Slave Rescue - Blairsville, Pennsylvania

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Fugitive Slave Rescue Historical Marker tells of a runaway rescue, is located along W. Market Street in Blairsville, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/7/2021

last visited: 6/16/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesHarriet Tubman - Havre de Grace, MD

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A tree dedicated to Harriet Tubman in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/2/2021

last visited: 6/2/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesSt. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church - Ithaca, NY

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St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church was an important station on the NY Underground Railroad. It is located at 116-118 Cleveland Avenue in Ithaca, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesLewis Johnston's Home - Blairsville, Pennsylvania

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One of several signs telling the story of the Underground Railroad in the Blairsville area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: 5/22/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesDr. James Anderson House - Rockville, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2021

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Underground Railroad SitesHungerford Tavern - Rockville, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville, Maryland. It was here where slaves secretly traded information about family members in an attempt to gain information to escape slavery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2021

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Underground Railroad SitesRobert Miller Home and Farm - Lawrence, Kansas

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This two-story, red brick building is located at 1111 East 19th Street in Lawrence, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesMount Clare - Baltimore MD

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When it first went into operation, the Baltimore Iron Works had a labor force of eighty-nine individuals. Forty-seven were white (thirty-eight were free men on wages, nine were indentured servants) and forty-two were enslaved African Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/21/2021

last visited: 5/29/2020

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Underground Railroad SitesJohn Rankin House - Ripley OH

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Rankin House-Home of Reverend John Rankin-Underground Railroad Station 1828-1863. A State Memorial of the Ohio Historical Society

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/9/2021

last visited: 5/13/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesThomas Garrett Stationmaster on the Underground Railroad - Wilmington DE

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Garrett was committed to the anti-slavery efforts of his Quaker faith. He is credited with assisting more than 2,700 of “God’s Poor” to escape slavery through the secret network known as the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 12/11/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesBucktown Village Store - Cambridge, Maryland

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Located at the intersection of Bucktown Road and Greenbriar Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad Station - The Chace House - Cumberland, Rhode Island

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Located in the village of Valley Falls at the southern end of Cumberland, Rhode Island, the home of Samuel B. and Elizabeth Buffum Chace was the state's preeminent stop along the Underground Railroad during the 1840s and 1850s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/19/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesDr Richard Eell's House - Quincy IL

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Dr Richard Eell's House - Quincy IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad Station 47 Market Street - Salem NJ

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From 1836 through the Civil War, this house was a beacon to enslaved African Americans escaping north. Here abolitionists Abigail and Elizabeth Goodwin provided funds and supplies to the runaways for their journey to Freedom.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Underground Railroad-Friendsville Quakers and Cudjo's Cave - Friendsville TN

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Members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) came to Blount County in the 1790s looking for a place to worship in peace. Hardworking and industrious, opposing war and slavery

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesRobert Purvis (1810-1898) - Philadelphia PA

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As an agent for the Underground Railroad, he built a secret area here at his house to hide slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/14/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesSaint Charles, Missouri

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A stop for those on their way to Canada, and the destination for others...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad - Harrisburg, PA

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In the 1850s this area, known as Tanner's Alley, was important on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesAtkinson Family, The - Maple Glen, PA

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Abolitionists Thomas and Hannah Atkinson and other members of Upper Dublin Friends Meeting conducted an Underground Railroad station at the farm next door.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesNewport Fugitive Slave Rescue - Newport PA

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In July 1841, three Md. slaves, Alick, Tom, and Ben, were pursued to Newport by bounty hunters. While Ben drowned as he attempted to cross the Juniata River, the other two were captured.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesBenjamin Walker Homestead

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Before and during the Civil War, Benjamin Walker, Abner Walker, Sr. and George Harbaugh worked closely with African American Underground Railroad conductors John Fiddler, Elisa Rouse and Joseph Crawley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: never

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