7 Incredible Places Around Pennsylvania That Were Once Part Of The Underground Railroad
Pennsylvania is rich with history. In fact, it was the first free state that escaped slaves would come to when fleeing the south. The Underground Railroad, unlike its name might suggest, was not a railway that slaves used to flee to the north. Rather, it was a series of homes, schools, churches, and other buildings that were used to house fugitive slaves on their journey north. Abolitionists and other community members would provide shelter, care, and transport to the next stop on the journey to freedom. Here are seven incredible places around Pennsylvania that were once part of the Underground Railroad.
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Address: 419 South 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Address: 54 S Whitehorse Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Address: 123 East Philadelphia Street, York, PA 17401
Address: 225 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
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