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  • 5th & Linden Streets Columbia, PA 17512
    This cemetery is the final resting place of many soldiers who fought with the Black Company from Columbia during the Civil War. This company fought against Confederate troops advancing along the...
  • I-83 Shrewsbury, PA 17361
    717-334-2100
    Approximately seven miles South of Gettysburg, PA. This boundary, surveyed along the borders of Pennsylvania and Maryland, became a symbol of freedom from oppression for blacks enslaved in southern...
  • 45 S. Queen St Lancaster, PA 17603-3964
    Thaddeus Stevens/Lydia Hamilton Smith Historic Site Currently under construction and restoration, the home of Thaddeus Stevens and Lydia Hamilton Smith will become a historical museum. This museum...
  • Market St. Harrisburg, PA 17101
    The Chesters were one of the leading African American families in 19th century Harrisburg. George Chester [d. October 17, 1859) operated a restaurant with his wife Jane Marie [d. March 19, 1884) at...
  • 4432 Miller Drive Mount Joy, PA 17552
    717-682-0365
    Widow Voyages provides group tours that are fun, safe, and affordable for widows and widowers. All tours are chaperoned by a widow and, when available, a counselor.
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  • 119 N. 10th St. Reading, PA 19601-3704
    610-371-8713
    The Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum is housed in a church that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad. The museum contains a large collection of artifacts, art objects, books, and...
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  • Waterford Ave. and Walnut St. Marietta, PA 17547
    Marietta women contributed to the war effort by gathering and shipping items to support the troops and comfort the wounded.
  • 14 W. Market St York, PA 17401-1215
    717-846-6452
    This larger than life outdoor mural pays tribute to William Goodridge, one of the most prominent stationmasters on the Underground Railroad. A prominent African-American businessman in York,...
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  • 11 Green St Christiana, PA 17509
    610-593-5340
    Located in the former Zercher's Hotel in Christiana, Lancaster County, the Underground Railroad Center presents an overview of the Christiana Resistance, which occurred nearby on September 11, 1851...
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  • 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg, PA 17325
    This farm house, owned by Abraham Brien, a free black man, stood in the middle of General Pickett's Confederate army charge during the Civil War's Battle of Gettysburg. The Brien Farm is located...
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