Near Martinsburg in Lewis County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hiding place of runaway slaves before the Civil War and station on the Underground Railway to Canada.
Erected 1931 by N.Y. State Historical Marker.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Abolition & Underground RR.
Location. 43° 43.208′ N, 75° 27.983′ W. Marker is near Martinsburg, New York, in Lewis County. Marker is on New York State Route 26, half a mile north of Lee Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsburg NY 13404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Lewis County Clerk’s Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); Greystone Manor (approx. 1.2 miles away); One Room School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 5.1 miles away); Stone Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lewis County Fairgrounds (approx. 5.2 miles away); Town of Turin WW II Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); Constable Hall (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 237 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.