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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 SitesUnderground Railroad in Sodus Point - Sodus Point, New York

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This panel provides information about the plight of African-Americans who escaped slavery and received assistance from Sodus Point citizens who risked their safety to ferry them to Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Paquotank River - Elizabeth City, North Carolina

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A marker at the Pasquotank River site of the Underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dream chaser

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesCrucible of the Nation - Myersville, MD

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One of many interpretive signs at the South Mountain Welcome Center along I-70 westbound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesAlfred B. Hilton - Havre de Grace, MD

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One of many historical markers in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/10/2022

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesWar Along the Chesapeake - Chestertown, MD

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One of many historical markers in Chestertown, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/16/2022

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesDetroit's Underground Railway Station - Detroit, MI

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Marker remembering an "underground railroad" stop on Griswold St. in Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 1/16/2022

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesMemorial Park - Indiana, Pennsylvania

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A Historical Marker's second paragraph references the area as a sanctuary for those using the Underground Railroad. Location near 630 Washington Street Indiana, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/18/2021

last visited: 1/12/2022

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Underground Railroad SitesSamuel McCune Safe House - 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: 11/11/2021

last visited: 11/12/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesChester C. Davis And the Kidnapping of 1858 - 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: 10/17/2021

last visited: 10/27/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesFredrick Douglass - New York, NY

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A statue of Fredrick Douglass at the entrance to the New York Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 9/28/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Path to Freedom - Arlington, VA

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One of many historical markers at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Asa Wolverton House - Paris, ON

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The Asa Wolverton House in Paris. Built in 1851, it served as a terminus for on the Underground Railroad for escaping slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesUnderground Railroad Experience Trail - Sandy Spring, Maryland

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A history themed hiking trail starting at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesCataract House - Niagara Falls, NY

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An historical marker near Niagara Falls marking the site of a former hotel and stop on the underground railroad

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: New York

date approved: 8/12/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesThe Underground Railroad - Clyde, Ohio

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A historical marker about the Underground Railroad is located at a rest area on I-80/90 Westbound near Clyde, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: 9/3/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesHoward County Jail - Ellicott City, MD

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One of many historical markers in Ellicott City, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: 8/8/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesHoward County Courthouse - Ellicott City, MD

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One of many historical markers in Ellicott City, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: 8/8/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesHays-Heighe House - Bel Air, MD

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A historic home now located on the Harford Community College campus in Bel Air, Maryland. In 1860, Sam Archer escaped enslavement from this property to Pennsylvania. His experience is documented by William Still in his book, The Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: never

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Underground Railroad SitesHayward Shepherd - Harpers Ferry, WV

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A large granite monument in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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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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