Brewer, Maine: Underground Railroad Manhole

Titled "North to Freedom," it's the only official Maine memorial to the Underground Railroad. The manhole is actually an old, stone-lined shaft that some believe was used to hide people who'd escaped enslavement.

Chamberlain Freedom Park, Brewer, ME
East side of the Penobscot River, on the northwest corner of State St. and Hwy 178/N. Main St.
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Underground Railroad Manhole

This was interesting and worth a detour if you know anything about the Underground Railroad. Parking available at the gas station.

[Lady Amanda, 05/05/2016]

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