Underground Railroad Stop, Ft. Washington, PA
African American History Buildings Cemeteries, Graves, Burial Grounds History Solemn Cyber Plaques Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
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Underground Railroad Stop, Ft. Washington, PA

There are fugitive slaves buried in unmarked graves at the cemetery near here, at the Upper Dublin Friends Meeting at 1506 Fort Washington Avenue (see Cyber Plaque at that address), according to an article by Annette John-Hall in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/14/12, at p. B1. People are working to get an historical plaque for the cemetery. The farmhouse for the original estate, which included the Friends Meeting property before it was divided, was a stop on the Underground Railroad, when it was the Atkinson Farm. The farmhouse is now the Upper Dublin School District Administration Building at 1580 Fort Washington Avenue.

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
Property ID: 571
Updated on: Sep 03, 2019

There are fugitive slaves buried in unmarked graves at the cemetery near here, at the Upper Dublin Friends Meeting at 1506 Fort Washington Avenue (see Cyber Plaque at that address), according to an article by Annette John-Hall in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/14/12, at p. B1. People are working to get an historical plaque for the cemetery. The farmhouse for the original estate, which included the Friends Meeting property before it was divided, was a stop on the Underground Railroad, when it was the Atkinson Farm. The farmhouse is now the Upper Dublin School District Administration Building at 1580 Fort Washington Avenue.

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Upper Dublin School District Administration Building , 1580 Ft. Washington Ave., Maple Glen, Pennsylvania, 19002, United States
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African American History Buildings Cemeteries, Graves, Burial Grounds History Solemn Cyber Plaques Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
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06-24-2018
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