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

Subterranean stash-holes where abolitionist John Brown hid slaves on their way to Canada. Closed by flooding May 2019; unlikely to reopen until 2020, maybe.

Mayhew Cabin and Historical Village

2012 4th Corso, Nebraska City, NE
Mayhew Cabin and Historical Village. Southwest edge of the city, on the north side of 4th Corso just west of S. 19th St.
Temporarily closed. (Virus outbreak may affect access to attraction. Call to verify.)
Adults $3.00
In Transition
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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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