The Goodwin Sisters House-Underground Railway -1821 -Salem NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 34.514 W 075° 27.951
18S E 459989 N 4380717
The location of the Goodwin Sisters house was 47 Market Street (SR 45), Salem, NJ USA 08079
Waymark Code: WM16Y1T
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
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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.
Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1821

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
The Goodwin Sisters House Elizabeth & Abigail Underground Railway 1821

Website (if available): Not listed

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