Underground Railroad National Landmark
The Johnson House was an active station on the Underground Railroad during the 1850s. Its Quaker owners, Samuel and Jannett Johnson, were leading abolitionists and invovled in the American Anti-Slavery Society. Their house was a sanctuary to African American freedom seekers and today operates as a museum.
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