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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 Brentsville Courthouse and Jail - Bristow VAview gallery

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Underground Railroad SitesBrentsville Courthouse and Jail - Bristow VA

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The National Park Service accepted the Brentsville courthouse and jail to the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom on June 27, 2008 for making a significant contribution.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2012

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesJefferson County Courthouse - Charles Town, WV

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The Jefferson County Courthouse, a contributing building within the Downtown Charles Town Historic District, is located in Charles Town, West Virginia. It was the site of the 1859 trial of the abolutionist John Brown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 5/27/2012

Image for Moncure Conway House - Falmouth, VAview gallery

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Underground Railroad SitesMoncure Conway House - Falmouth, VA

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The significance of this site is its association with Moncure Conway who helped over 40 of the family's slaves escape to freedom by accompanying them to Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: never

Image for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WVview gallery

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Underground Railroad SitesHarpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park IN West Virginia is a historic town best known for a slave revolt. The site is listed on the National Underground Railroad: Network to Freedom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 6/20/2019

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Underground Railroad SitesAquia Landing - Stafford VA

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Aquia Landing, the only rail-to-steamboat gateway between Richmond VA and Washington DC was designated to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program in 2009.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2009

last visited: 9/26/2009

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Underground Railroad SitesEmmanuel Episcopal Church - Cumberland, Maryland

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Historic Episcopal Church which served as a stop along the underground railroad and the stop was truly underground.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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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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