Underground Railroad Museums and Sites
Rokeby Museum. Ferrisburgh, VT
Rokeby Museum presents a nationally significant Underground Railroad story tucked inside a quintessential Vermont experience. A major exhibit — Free & Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont — brings the Underground Railroad vividly to life.
North Star Underground Railroad Museum, Ausable Chasm, NY
The North Star Underground Railroad Museum reveals the hidden history of the Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad. Poignant exhibits portray compelling stories of fugitives from slavery who passed through Northeastern New York and the Champlain Valley on their way to Québec and Ontario, Canada.
What’s The History Of The Underground Railroad In Vermont?
When it comes to Vermont’s history with the Underground Railroad, where’s the line between myth and truth? And whose voices are missing from the story? “Was there an Underground Railroad in Vermont? What do we know about the existence of a system to help slaves escape toward Canada? And were escaped slaves able to settle and live here openly?”
10 Historic Homes That Were Part of the Underground Railroad
These unassuming homes once played vital roles in the fight against slavery, serving as shelter for those escaping freedom.
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park, Church Creek, MD
“I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”
Harriet Tubman was a deeply spiritual woman who lived her ideals and dedicated her life to freedom. She is the Underground Railroad’s best known conductor and before the Civil War repeatedly risked her life to guide nearly 70 enslaved people north to new lives of freedom. This new national historical park preserves the same landscapes that Tubman used to carry herself and others away from slavery.
Wikipedia List of Underground Railroad sites by State
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.