9 Incredible Places Around New York That Were Once Part Of The Underground Railroad

With the 2018 Winter Olympics currently going on, we recently took the time to go over some historic places around the town of Lake Placid that will bring out the Olympian in you. Bu today we’ll be talking about another chapter from our past that’s even more important, New York’s ties to the Underground Railroad.

One of the last stops for many to make before they reached Canada, today you can visit an assortment of well-preserved pieces of the Underground Railroad’s history right here in the Empire State.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

It’s always reassuring to see that New Yorkers have a long history of helping a lending hand to those who need it. How many of these historic sites have you already visited? To explore more of our state’s history, try visiting The Oldest Bar In New York That Has A Fascinating History.