Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad (HM415)

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17125 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 15.798', W 76° 52.858'

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In the 1850's this area, known as Tanner's Alley, was important on the Underground Railroad. Fugitive slaves hid at Joseph Bustill's & William Jones's houses, a block apart. Frederick Douglass & William Lloyd Garrison spoke at Wesley Union AME Zion Church nearby.
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HM NumberHM415
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:35pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 340054 N 4458678
Decimal Degrees40.26330000, -76.88096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.798', W 76° 52.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 47.88" N, 76° 52' 51.48" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-418 Walnut St, Harrisburg PA 17125, US
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