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Binghamton in Broome County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Freedom Trail

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2017
1. Freedom Trail Marker
Inscription.  

Fugitive slaves were aided
on the Underground Railroad
at this site.

Dr. S. Hand house & nearby
A.M.E. Zion and A.M.E. Bethel Church


 
Erected by Southern Tier Underground Railroad Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ⛪, and the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church ⛪ series lists.
 
Location. 42° 5.816′ N, 75° 54.71′ W. Marker is in Binghamton, New York, in Broome County. Marker is on Hawley Street east of State Street (Route 434), on the left when traveling west. Marker is at Binghamton City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton NY 13901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Universalist (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Centenary Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chenango Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Freedom Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2017
2. Freedom Trail Marker
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Near This Point 18 August 1779 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Peterson's Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Honor of Rod Serling (approx. 0.4 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roberson Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Binghamton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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