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Nebraska City, Nebraska: John Brown's Cave and Secret Tunnels (Closed)

Subterranean stash-holes where abolitionist John Brown hid enslaved people escaping to Canada. Closed by flooding May 2019.

Mayhew Cabin and Historical Village

Mayhew Cabin and Historical Village. Southwest edge of the city, on the north side of 4th Corso just west of S. 19th St.
Closed by flooding May 2019.
Adults $3.00

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John Brown's Cave and Secret Tunnels

Visitors can explore a turn-of-the-century village as well as the underground tunnel and caves beneath the cabin where John Brown had slaves hide en-route to Canada. The Mayhew Cabin and Historical Village (previously dubbed John Brown's Cave) is the only "National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom" site in Nebraska.

[Micah Laaker, 02/03/2007]

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