Underground Railroad Station #6

Underground Railroad Station #6 (HM1JX5)

Location: Lewiston, NY 14092 Niagara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 10.264', W 79° 2.479'

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John Tryon was a Lewiston Abolitionist, elder of First Presbyterian Church and a conductor of the Underground Railroad. He helped countless runaway slaves attain their freedom across the Niagara River from a house known as "Tryon's Folly." This sculpture symbolizes the home with the light in the attic and a cast bronze cellar where the slaves were sheltered. Inscribed on it is cryptic correspondence between station captains regarding underground travel.
HM NumberHM1JX5
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Date Added Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 659207 N 4781673
Decimal Degrees43.17106667, -79.04131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 10.264', W 79° 2.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 10' 15.84" N, 79° 2' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-561 Cayuga St, Lewiston NY 14092, US
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