Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad (HM16T9)

Location: Greensboro, NC 27410 Guilford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 5.388', W 79° 53.249'

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An informal secret network of blacks and whites provided food, clothing, shelter, and guidance for fugitive slaves. "Passengers," often guided by "conductors," traveled along routes that included "stations" or safe places. A station located in the woods near New Garden Meetinghouse connected Greensboro and Richmond, Indiana. Around 1819, assisted by Quaker Vestral Coffin and a slave named Sol, John Dimery was the first known passenger from Guilford County.
Erected by the Greensboro Sit-In 40th Anniversary Committee
February 1, 2000
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HM NumberHM16T9
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByGreensboro Sit-In 40th Anniversary Committee
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 12:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600156 N 3994481
Decimal Degrees36.08980000, -79.88748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.388', W 79° 53.249'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 23.28" N, 79° 53' 14.94" W
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Area Code(s)910, 336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5729 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro NC 27410, US
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