Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad (HM2A)

Location: Uniontown, PA 15401 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 53.7707', W 79° 42.9328'

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The path to freedom led this way for slaves fleeing the South in the years before the Civil War. Here, they were given haven and helped along their journey by local people, through one of the key stations on the Underground Railroad, in a house on Baker Alley.
HM NumberHM2A
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe City of Uniontown — Bicentennial Committee 1996
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 6:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 609831 N 4416981
Decimal Degrees39.89617900, -79.71554700
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 53.7707', W 79° 42.9328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 53' 46.2444" N, 79° 42' 55.9692" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)412, 724
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 325 E Main St, Uniontown PA 15401, US
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I Saw The Marker

There is a new marker that is green rather than the blue one from 1996. There is nothing else from that era visible. This just marks the site of the alley in Uniontown, PA

Jul 17, 2016 at 4:08pm PDT by hartsekfamily

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