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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 Chloe Cooley and the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontarioview gallery

SS78.9 km

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Underground Railroad SitesChloe Cooley and the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

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Following the abduction of Chloe Cooley, an enslaved Black woman, Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe introduced legislation that set the stage for the great freedom movement of enslaved African Americans known as the Underground Railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: 8/11/2018

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SS80.1 km

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Underground Railroad SitesFreedom Crossing, Lewiston, NY

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Monument to the slaves escaping to Canada and the locals who helped them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 7/23/2014

Image for Bacon-Merchant-Moss House - Lockport, NYview gallery

SS80.1 km

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Underground Railroad SitesBacon-Merchant-Moss House - Lockport, NY

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Historic Bacon House, a safe house on the Underground Railroad during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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SS81.1 km

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railway Stop in Middleport

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An underground railway stop in Middleport, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member davmllr

location: New York

date approved: 3/1/2008

last visited: never

Image for UGRR - "The Salem Chapel" British Episcopal Churchview gallery

SS85.3 km

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Underground Railroad SitesUGRR - "The Salem Chapel" British Episcopal Church

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One of the ending locations of the Underground Railroad, with ties to Harriet Tubman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/10/2006

last visited: 3/6/2016

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NWNW93 km

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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: 2/22/2017

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad - Bertie Hall, Fort Erie ON

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Bertie Hall is located on the Niagara Parkway in Fort Erie, Ontario. Built in 1830 it was used as a safe house from the bounty hunters that lurked on this side of the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2008

last visited: 4/17/2010

Image for Niagara River Underground Railroad Crossingview gallery

SS107.3 km

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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 Regular Member garmin_geek

location: New York

date approved: 11/30/2010

last visited: 9/3/2012

Image for Wilma's Point - Ft. Erie, Ontario, Canadaview gallery

SS107.5 km

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Underground Railroad SitesWilma's Point - Ft. Erie, Ontario, Canada

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A final destination reached!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 9/1/2011

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SS110.6 km

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Underground Railroad SitesMichigan Street Baptist Church - Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo's best known Underground Railroad site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 10/16/2006

last visited: 6/26/2009

Image for Obadiah Baker Homestead - Orchard Park, New Yorkview gallery

SS123.8 km

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Underground Railroad SitesObadiah Baker Homestead - Orchard Park, New York

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This home served as one last station of Underground Railway for slaves enroute to Canada via Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 12/9/2007

last visited: 10/7/2011

Image for Kelsey's Landing  -  Rochester, NYview gallery

SESE125.7 km

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Underground Railroad SitesKelsey's Landing - Rochester, NY

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Last stop before Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 4/2/2009

last visited: 10/25/2012

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SESE128.4 km

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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

Image for Site of Fox Sisters' Home - Rochester, NYview gallery

SESE128.9 km

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Underground Railroad SitesSite of Fox Sisters' Home - Rochester, NY

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Fox Sisters' home was a stop on the underground railroad. Now it is part of the Inner Loop Plymouth Ave cloverleaf. An obelisk was erected across the street to commemorate the Fox Sisters. Coordinates are for the obelisk, along with safe parking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 3/15/2012

last visited: never

Image for Douglass Home - South Ave, Rochester, NYview gallery

SESE130.4 km

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Underground Railroad SitesDouglass Home - South Ave, Rochester, NY

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The histoical marker says it all. A home that Frederick Douglass lived in once stood at this site, and he hid many fugitive slaves here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: never

Image for Warrant Homestead, Rochester, NYview gallery

SESE131.2 km

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Underground Railroad SitesWarrant Homestead, Rochester, NY

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Warrant Homestead was a station for the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: never

Image for Richardson Farm  -  Henrietta, NYview gallery

SESE135.2 km

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Underground Railroad SitesRichardson Farm - Henrietta, NY

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Historical Marker placed by the city of Rochester stating that this barn was a former Underground Railroad Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 8/8/2007

last visited: never

Image for Seth M. Gates House - Warsaw, New Yorkview gallery

SESE139.5 km

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Underground Railroad SitesSeth M. Gates House - Warsaw, New York

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Welcome to the Gates House, noted as being an important Underground Railroad Station in Warsaw, New York for slaves escaping towards Canada!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 3/11/2010

Image for Fisher Homestead  -  Fishers. NYview gallery

SESE148.1 km

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Underground Railroad SitesFisher Homestead - Fishers. NY

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Fisher Homestead was a stop on the Underground Railroad in Ontario County, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 6/17/2012

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