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Iowa and the Underground Railroad

Sites

 

One goal of the Iowa Freedom Trail Project is to document sites associated with antislavery and Underground Railroad activities in Iowa. Though many places have been identified, few standing structures remain.

 
Existing structures in Iowa

Todd House, Tabor
Tabor Historical Society website
National Park Service website

George B. Hitchcock House, Lewis vicinity also
Hitchcock House website

National Park Service website

Henderson Lewelling House, Salem
Lewelling House - Quaker Museum website
National Park Service website

James C. Jordan House, West Des Moines
Jordan House website
National Park Service website

 

Illinois

Galesburg Colony at Knox College

 

Nebraska

Mayhew Cabin & Historic Village and the John Brown Cave

 

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