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List of Underground Railroad sites

 

List of Underground Railroad sites

The list of Underground Railroad sites includes abolitionist locations of sanctuary, support, and transport for former slaves in 19th century North America before and during the American Civil War. It also includes sites closely associated with people who worked to achieve personal freedom for all Americans in the movement to end slavery in the United States.

Contents

  • Colorado 1
  • Delaware 2
  • District of Columbia 3
  • Florida 4
  • Indiana 5
  • Illinois 6
  • Iowa 7
  • Kansas 8
  • Maine 9
  • Massachusetts 10
  • Maryland 11
  • Michigan 12
  • Nebraska 13
  • New Jersey 14
  • New York 15
  • North Carolina 16
  • Ohio 17
  • Ontario 18
  • Pennsylvania 19
  • Tennessee 20
  • Vermont 21
  • Virginia 22
  • West Virginia 23
  • Wisconsin 24
  • See also 25
  • References 26

Colorado

  1. Barney L. Ford Building — Denver

Delaware

  1. Appoquinimink Friends Meetinghouse — Odessa
  2. Camden Friends Meetinghouse - Camden
  3. Corbit-Sharp House - Odessa
  4. Friends Meeting House — Wilmington
  5. New Castle Court House - New Castle

District of Columbia

  1. Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
  2. Mary Ann Shadd Cary House

Florida

  1. British Fort — Sumatra vicinity
  2. Ft. Mose Site — St. John's County

Indiana

Eleutherian College built in 1856, the building was used as a public school and community center after the college's closure in the 1880s
  1. Bethel AME ChurchIndianapolis
  2. Levi Coffin HouseFountain City
  3. Eleutherian College Classroom and Chapel Building — Lancaster
  4. Second Baptist Church (formerly Town Clock Church) - New Albany

Illinois

  1. Owen Lovejoy House — Princeton
  2. John Hossack House — Ottawa
  3. Dr. Richard Eels House — Quincy[1]

Iowa

  1. First Congregational Church — Burlington
  2. Horace Anthony House — Camanche
  3. Reverend George B. Hitchcock House — Lewis vicinity
  4. Henderson Lewelling House — Salem
  5. Todd House — Tabor
  6. Jordan House — West Des Moines

Kansas

  1. John Brown Cabin — Osawatomie

Maine

  1. Harriet Beecher Stowe House — Brunswick
  2. Abyssinian Meeting House — Portland

Massachusetts

  1. African American National Historic Site — Boston
  2. Lewis and Harriet Hayden House - Boston
  3. The Wayside — Concord
  4. Liberty Farm — Worcester
  5. Nathan and Mary Johnson House — New Bedford
  6. Jackson Homestead — Newton

Maryland

  1. Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument - Cambridge
  2. John Brown's Headquarters — Sample's Manor
  3. Riley-Bolten House — North Bethesda

Michigan

  1. Dr. Nathan Thomas House — Schoolcraft
  2. Second Baptist Church — Detroit
  3. Jovany Baltazar — North Carolina

Ellis House,Cassopolis Michigan, burned down in about 1970 ? something while being renovated.

Nebraska

  1. Mayhew Cabin (now known as Mayhew Cabin with John Brown's Cave Museum) located in Nebraska City, Nebraska www.mayhewcabin.org

New Jersey

Grimes Homestead
  1. Grimes Homestead, Mountain Lakes[2]
  2. Mott House Lawnside Borough[2]
  3. Bethel AME Church, located in Springtown, New Jersey (a noted Underground Railway site)[2]
  4. Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, Woolwich Township[2]
  5. Holden Hilton House, Jersey City[3]
  6. Thomas Vreeland Jackson and John Vreeland Jackson house, Jersey City[3]
  7. Rhoads Chapel, Saddlertown[4] Haddon Township
  8. Hardyston, NJ- Alfred Churchville
  9. Red Maple Farm, Monmouth Junction[5]

New York

  1. Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Residence and Thompson AME Zion Church — Auburn
  2. St. James AME Zion Church — Ithaca
  3. Gerrit Smith Estate and Land Office — Peterboro
  4. John Brown Farm and Gravesite — Lake Placid
  5. Foster Memorial AME Zion Church — Tarrytown
  6. Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims — Brooklyn
  7. David H. Richardson Farm — Henrietta
  8. Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence - Albany
  9. CJ Martino Bed and Breakfast - Cuba
  10. Cyrus Gates Farmstead - Maine, New York
  11. Rossville AME Zion Church - Staten Island

North Carolina

  1. Guilford College Woods, Guilford College — Greensboro
  2. Freedmen's Colony of Roanoke Island - Manteo, Outer Banks

Ohio

Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati, OH.
  1. Harriet Beecher Stowe House — Cincinnati
  2. John P. Parker House — Ripley
  3. John Rankin House — Ripley
  4. Jonathan Stone House — Belpre
  5. Sawyer-Curtis House — Little Hocking
  6. Constitution Station — Constitution (Washington County)
  7. Smith Station — Cutler
  8. Mount Pleasant Historic District — Mt. Pleasant
  9. Wilson Bruce Evans House — Oberlin
  10. Omar Chapel — Reed Township, Seneca County
  11. Rush R. Sloane House — Sandusky
  12. Daniel Howell Hise House — Salem
  13. Col. William Hubbard House — Ashtabula
  14. Reuben Benedict House — Marengo
  15. Samuel and Sally Wilson House — Cincinnati
  16. James and Sophia Clemens Farmstead — German Township, Darke County
  17. Spring Hill — Massillon
  18. Putnam Historic District — Zanesville
  19. Iberia — Washington Township, Morrow County
  20. Gammon House- Springfield

Ontario

  1. Fort Malden — Amherstburg

Pennsylvania

  1. Bethel AME Zion Church — Reading
  2. John Brown House — Chambersburg
  3. James Beach Clow House — Ellwood
  4. Moses Coates Jr. Farm — Schuylkill Township
  5. William Goodrich House — York
  6. Hovenden House, Barn and Abolition Hall — Plymouth Meeting
  7. Johnson HousePhiladelphia
  8. Daniel Kaufman House — Boiling Springs
  9. F. Julius LeMoyne House — Washington
  10. Mount Gilead A.M.E. Church — Buckingham
  11. Oakdale — Chadds Ford
  12. Thornfield — Drexel Hill
  13. White Horse Farm — Phoenixville

Tennessee

Burkle Estate (Slavehaven) in Memphis, Tennessee.
  1. Burkle EstateMemphis
  2. Hunt-Phelann House — Memphis

Vermont

  1. Rokeby — Ferrisburgh

Virginia

  1. Bruin's Slave JailAlexandria
  2. Fort Monroe — Hampton

West Virginia

  1. Jefferson County CourthouseCharles Town
  2. Harpers Ferry National Historical ParkHarpers Ferry

Wisconsin

  1. Milton House — Milton
  2. Samuel Brown Homestead — Milwaukee (Caroline Quarrels rescue, 1842)
  3. Cathedral Square, Milwaukee — (Joshua Glover rescue, 1854)

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/il3.htm
  2. ^ a b c d http://www.state.nj.us/nj/about/history/underground_railroad.html
  3. ^ a b Karnoutsos, Carmela. "Underground Railroad". Jersey City Past and Present.  
  4. ^ History, Saddler's Woods Conservation Association
  5. ^ Switala, William J., Underground railroad in New Jersey and New York,  
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