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Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Station Stops: The Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad

 

1849 - 1858

 
Station Stops: The Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2017
1. Station Stops: The Underground Railroad Marker
Inscription.
William Still

Samuel Green

Thomas Garret
Thomas Garret (1789-1871) of Wilmington, Delaware. He guided over 2,000 slaves on their way to freedom.

William Still's Account of the Cambridge "Runaways" of October, 1857

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported unreadable. 38° 33.593′ N, 76° 3.811′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Maryland Route 343) and Ocean Gateway (U.S. 50) on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Post War Years (here, next to this marker); Born To Be Free (a few steps from this marker); Harriet Tubman Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War: Abolitionist, Scout, Spy and Nurse (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe Bailey Shakes the Lion's Paw (within shouting distance of this
Station Stops: The Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2017
2. Station Stops: The Underground Railroad Marker
marker); Meredith House (approx. half a mile away); Cambridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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