Seed of WarAmong the factors that contributed to the coming of the Civil War was the increasing animosity between Southerners and Northerners over the issue of slavery. The operation of the Underground Railroad to help slaves escape to the free North and Canada, which was supported by Northern anti-slavery societies, was a sharp thorn in the sides of slaveholders.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Maryland Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:30pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 421976 N 4284017|
|Decimal Degrees||38.70135000, -75.89728333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 42.081', W 75° 53.837'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 42' 4.86" N, 75° 53' 50.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3395 Linchester Rd, Preston MD 21655, US|
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