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William Bush “Slave” at Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City, Indiana

William Bush "Slave" Headstone at Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City, Indiana

What's special about this cemetery is that it holds the gravesite of William Bush, a former slave who helped found refuge at the Levi Coffin Site. Read More »

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Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, Indiana

Fountain City, Indiana has an incredible history in the form of the Levi Coffin House. Nicknamed the Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad, it is believed that 2,000 slaves running toward freedom spent a night here before rushing ever onward. Read More »

Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, Indiana: Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad

Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, Indiana

From the outside, you probably wouldn't realize that the Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, Indiana is an important National Historic Landmark. This simple, eight room, 1839 built brick home was dubbed the "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad." Read More »

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