8 Incredible Places Around Connecticut That Were Once Part Of The Underground Railroad

Many escaped slaves made their way through Connecticut on their quest for freedom. The Underground Railroad provided a string of safe houses where these weary and frightened travelers could seek safe shelter on their long journey. Here are nine incredible places in the Nutmeg State that served as stops along the Underground Railroad.

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The Connecticut Freedom Trail was established to document sites that embody the struggle of African-Americans to obtain equality. The Connecticut Freedom Trail includes other possible stops on the Underground Railroad, you can view all of the sites here.

Are you intrigued with Connecticut history? Did you know about these stops along the Underground Railroad? Our state is loaded with historic sites and there is one wonderful town that has more than 150 pre-Civil War homes.