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Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad

 
 
Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad Marker
Inscription.
Here Stood a Station of
the Underground Railroad.
[escaped] Slaves were harbored in
the belfry of the
Presbyterian Church
originally on this site.

 
Erected by Yorker Museum.
 
Location. 42° 9.677′ N, 79° 35.761′ W. Marker is in Sherman, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Church Street 0.1 miles north of Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the gated grounds of the Yorker Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Park Street, Sherman NY 14781, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter Ripley Residence (a few steps from this marker); Log Dwelling (a few steps from this marker); In Grateful Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Perpetual Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Skellie (approx. 4.3 miles away); Pioneer Home (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lewis Miller Cottage (approx. 7 miles away); Miller Park (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sherman.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR
 
Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad Marker
The marker is pictured free-standing between the white and red buildings. The red building is the west side of the Peter Ripley Residence, bearing a marker at the front.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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